Blogs Najee's Notes

Najee’s Notes: Political foes almost come to blows

All hell nearly broke loose Aug. 16, when former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley and political activist Basil Kimbrew nearly came to blows at the Southern California Ceasefire peace rally and water giveaway in Compton. Bradley and Kimbrew have been political adversaries for years and there is definitely bad blood between them, but no one could Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: When should police use non-lethal force?

The recent slaying of an alleged knife-welding suspect in South L.A. again raises the perennially troubling issue of what, when and how Los Angeles police officers should use non-lethal force to take down a suspect. The official version is that the woman, who was a suspect in a reported robbery attempt, was slain after officers Read More…