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Activist is critical of mayor’s choice for chief

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — For Melina Abdullah, Cal State L.A. professor and leader of Black Lives Matter L.A., Mayor Eric Garcetti’s decision to appoint Michel Moore as the next Los Angeles Police Department’s police chief was “the absolute worst” choice. Abdullah said Moore is among those who have been instrumental in Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Human trafficking summit shines light on ugly topic

Last week I had the pleasure to accept an invitation to attend the Human Trafficking Summit sponsored by Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office held at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. I decided to accept this invitation because the lead organizer was Kimberley Baker Guillemet, manager of the Office of Re-entry at City Hall. Guillemet and her Read More…