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COMMUNITY REPORT: Efforts to ease the homeless crisis starting to show

For three years, Jonathan and Leticia Catzin-Ayala and their five children were without a home. Jonathan, who has serious back problems as a result of an injury he sustained in the Northridge earthquake, struggled to find work. Through it all, he and Leticia kept their children — who range in age from a toddler to Read More…

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PASTOR’S CORNER: Learning to pray effectively

Unknowingly, a certain percentage of us believers have a serious prayer problem. One would think that if anyone on the planet has prayer down pat, it would be us; but alas, such is not the case. Consider the following scriptures in support of this observation: Paul tells us in Romans 8:26 that we ought to Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Karen Bass hosts national black leadership summit

More than 1,000 black leaders from across the nation attended a national black leadership summit held on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., hosted by U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Once I received my invitation, I made my reservations immediately to get to D.C. Bass is a dear friend. We have Read More…