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NAJEE’S NOTES: 6-year-old’s death leaves family mourning

The day after Christmas is the day that thousands of children can be found throughout South Los Angeles playing with their new toys. Not for Dayvon Taylor, a 6-year-old South Los Angeles child who was beaten to death allegedly at the hands of Tyler Martin-Brand, his mentor who was working as a supervisor at Normandie Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Muslim community gathers for national conference

The South Los Angeles Muslim community will be joined by thousands of Muslims from across the nation as they convene for the Muslim Journal’s 16th annual “A Time to Be Grateful” national conference at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel near LAX. The three-day conference begins Dec. 13. The Muslim Journal is the voice for the African Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Mayor Butts, it’s time for Inglewood to honor Stevie Wonder

Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts continues to stir up controversy. The latest news that has everyone on social media talking is Butts’ strange engagement with this writer last week. It was a week ago that I assisted Karla Gordy Bristol, the niece of legendary Motown founder Berry Gordy, with ceremonies designating an honorary intersection in Read More…