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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…

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Vermont Avenue Post Office renamed in honor of Marvin Gaye

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A South Los Angeles post office has been renamed to commemorate the life of the “Prince of Soul” Marvin Gaye.  Members of the Gaye family, local elected officials, Los Angeles Postmaster Joe Zapata and community members gathered at the Vermont Avenue Post Office June 15 to celebrate the dedication. U.S. Rep. Read More…