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NAJEE’S NOTES: RIP Percy Pinkney

Percy Pinkney, longtime Los Angeles-based aide to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, has died. Pinkney, the first person to join Feinstein’s staff in 1992,was a political icon in our community and a longtime personal friend of mine and mentor. As Feinstein’s Los Angeles field representative for 22 years, he oversaw issues affecting the African-American community until his Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTE: Extending the Dream Line from Crenshaw to Hollywood

Let’s stop transit apartheid in South Los Angeles. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s recently released blueprint for spending $120 billion in the next three decades to build-out the county’s mass transit system is an excellent start. But will South Los Angeles residents, stakeholders and business owners benefit? Many from our community are still upset at the Read More…