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NAJEE’S NOTES: Black Lives Matter may have helped, not hurt, Lacey

Black Lives Matter’s L.A. Chapter leader Melina Abdullah may have helped Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey win re-election with one of the dumbest and irresponsible acts of activism in Los Angeles history. On March 2, a day before the primary election, Abdullah led a crowd of about 30 Black Lives Matter activists in 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…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: City to designate intersection Berry Gordy Square

Mission accomplished. Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and special guests will dedicate the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Argyle Avenue as “Berry Gordy Square,” to pay tribute to the iconic record producer and founder of Motown records at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25. This location has tremendous historic significance as the former home of Motown Read More…