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BLACKS IN CALIFORNIA 1930-1970: Local librarian helped chronicle L.A.’s black history

As an active participant in shaping the history of Los Angeles, Miriam Matthews came of age, attended college, and began working when the city’s African-American residents began making their political and cultural impact regionally and nationally. Today, Matthews is most remembered for her work preserving the history of black Californians’ contributions to the state and Read More…

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Inglewood seeks to improve air quality, housing

INGLEWOOD – Affordable housing, good air quality and better transportation options are among the focal points in a new city initiative designed to improve the quality of life for local residents into the 21st century. The program is designed to improve the future of the city and its residents by ensuring that new development and Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: With lies, Jussie Smollett makes real incidents easy to dismiss

Jussie Smollett has been arrested by Chicago Police and charged with felony disorderly conduct. It was three weeks ago that Smollett, star of the hit television show “Empire,” claimed that he was the victim of a racially motivated and homophobic assault by Donald Trump supporters. Smollett claimed he was walking back to his downtown Chicago Read More…