Inside the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, the then-U.S. attorney general was telling the California Peace Officers Association about his boss’ plan to sue the state over its immigration protections. Accius and other demonstrators protested that message outside; then some white guy surrounded by MAGA caps called him the n-word.
“They ran like cowards and the police stopped me,” Accius said. “At every protest the police are facing us and their backs are to them. Every protest.”