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NAJEE’S NOTES: Muslim community gathers for national conference

The South Los Angeles Muslim community will be joined by thousands of Muslims from across the nation as they convene for the Muslim Journal’s 16th annual “A Time to Be Grateful” national conference at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel near LAX. The three-day conference begins Dec. 13. The Muslim Journal is the voice for the African Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Mayor Butts, it’s time for Inglewood to honor Stevie Wonder

Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts continues to stir up controversy. The latest news that has everyone on social media talking is Butts’ strange engagement with this writer last week. It was a week ago that I assisted Karla Gordy Bristol, the niece of legendary Motown founder Berry Gordy, with ceremonies designating an honorary intersection in Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: City to designate intersection Berry Gordy Square

Mission accomplished. Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and special guests will dedicate the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Argyle Avenue as “Berry Gordy Square,” to pay tribute to the iconic record producer and founder of Motown records at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25. This location has tremendous historic significance as the former home of Motown Read More…