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NAJEE’S NOTES: 89th Academy Awards is black night at the Oscars

Black night at the Oscars, more commonly known as the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, honored the best films of 2016 Feb. 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. I called it black night at the Oscars because of the historic number of black Oscar winners. Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Jackie Lacey again angers the black community

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey created a firestorm of controversy this week when she announced that she would not file criminal charges against Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas, the LAPD officers responsible for the Aug. 11, 2014 shooting death of South L.A. resident Ezell Ford, who was simply walking home minding his own Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Diagnose Trump proposal picks up steam

Rep. Karen Bass and Donald Trump are the reasons why the hashtag #DiagnoseTrump has been trending on social media. Amidst rumors that many top Republicans are frustrated with Trump due to his feud with a gold star family and because of his erratic behavior, the Democratic congresswoman has decided to question the mogul’s mental health Read More…