All photos by Brian Michaels for the Los Angeles Beat.
Photographer Brian Michaels shot these images at the Black Lives Matter protests in Santa Monica on Friday, June 5.
About Brian Michaels
Brian Michaels is grew up in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles in the glory days of the late 1960s and 70s. Only a stone's throw from the Sunset Strip, Michaels had an early education in rock music. Michaels attended his first punk rock show at the age of 14 at the Whiskey a Go Go and has been going strong ever since.
Brian is a defense attorney by profession but adds photography and writing to a list of his many passions outside of the his job. Brian can be found on the web at www.exlaprosecutor.com.