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NAJEE’S NOTES: Gascon is my choice for district attorney

George Gascon has my vote to lead the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. This is without a doubt the quickest political endorsement I’ve ever made in my life, and it is my personal endorsement. I had the privilege to meet with Gascon this week in South Los Angeles with a diverse coalition of Muslim Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Saying a sad goodbye to Dayvon Taylor

The murder of Dayvon Taylor, the 6-year-old first grade student at Normandie Elementary School, is still sending shockwaves throughout South Los Angeles. Dayvon was allegedly beaten to death a day after Christmas by Tyler Martin-Brand, who met him through his job as an LAUSD after-school employee at Normandie Elementary School. Martin-Brand is currently being held Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: 6-year-old’s death leaves family mourning

The day after Christmas is the day that thousands of children can be found throughout South Los Angeles playing with their new toys. Not for Dayvon Taylor, a 6-year-old South Los Angeles child who was beaten to death allegedly at the hands of Tyler Martin-Brand, his mentor who was working as a supervisor at Normandie Read More…