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NAJEE’S NOTES: A little love for Matthew Cherry’s ‘Hair Love’

My family and I had the opportunity to join the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, under the leadership of its Los Angeles president Pastor William Smart, at Sony Pictures Aug. 12 for a day full of activities for the youth and a special advance screening of a short film titled “Hair Love,” which is playing in Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: L.A. to observe Muslim Heritage Month

The Los Angeles City Council adopted a resolution recognizing the contributions and activism of the Muslim American community and declared July 2019 as Muslim Heritage Month. City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell introduced the resolution, citing the celebration of Muslim Heritage will “promote and encourage awareness of significant contributions made by the city’s Muslim population in culture, Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: An agenda for African Americans

County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas continues to lead from the front. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who stomped all over his Republican challenger in last year’s race for governor, hit the ground running. Within days of his victory, Newsom announced his transition team with “All-in California” Ridley-Thomas and UC Regent Laphonza Butler convened a coalition of African-American leaders Read More…