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NAJEE’S NOTES: CAIR-LA plays vital role in South L.A.

By Najee Ali Contributing Writer Ramadan, which is the holy month for more than one billion members of the Muslim community worldwide, is currently underway. In South Los Angeles, which is home to several Islamic centers and Muslim organizations that continue to serve the community regardless of race, Ramadan is not just a month of Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Group forms to fight pandemic in South L.A.

Coronavirus, the pandemic, is without question a concern that the entire nation is reeling from. As of this writing, there have been 217,324 confirmed cases of the virus with 8,917 deaths globally. The silent virus doesn’t discriminate. The rich and famous are not immune. Everyone from NBA superstar Kevin Durant and three of his teammates Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Black Lives Matter may have helped, not hurt, Lacey

Black Lives Matter’s L.A. Chapter leader Melina Abdullah may have helped Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey win re-election with one of the dumbest and irresponsible acts of activism in Los Angeles history. On March 2, a day before the primary election, Abdullah led a crowd of about 30 Black Lives Matter activists in Read More…