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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…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: New Inglewood stadium partners with Pechanga Casino

On Dec. 17, I had the pleasure of seeing a long-time friend and community leader, Akilah Templeton, at the SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park official announcement of Pechanga Resort Casino as its newest founding partner of the new 70,000-seat stadium and 298-acre development being built by Rams owner Stan Kroenke. Templeton is the executive director Read More…