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Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Singer Seeks $5M For Attack During Trayvon Martin Tribute

The city of Hayward and the Bay Area Blues Society are partially responsible for a woman’s attack on blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at blues festival last month, Chambers’ attorney alleged Monday.

08/19/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Charges In Attack Of Bay Area Singer During Trayvon Martin Tribute

A woman has been charged with felony counts of assault and elder abuse in an attack on 73-year-old R&B singer Lester Chambers at an East Bay blues festival where he had just dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin.

08/14/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Musician Attacked After Dedicating Song To Trayvon Martin

Blues, rock, and soul musician Lester Chambers was attacked during a performance in Hayward over the weekend after he dedicated a song to slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. A woman has been arrested in the attack.

07/16/2013

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