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Leimert Park businesswoman says thanks with a free meal

LEIMERT PARK — For the 10th time, the owner of a Leimert Park business said thank you to the community that supports her business with a Thanksgiving community meal Nov. 24. Aminah Muhammad and her team from Queen Aminah’s Clothing and The Sisters Marketplace held her annual Giving Back to the Community event, serving up Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Facebook badly misfires on Farrakhan

“We’ve always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology.” Thus sayeth Facebook in announcing its crack down on hate mongers on its platforms. Two top white nationalist type agitators were mentioned as “dangerous” haters. I get that. Their inflammatory race baiting and anti-Semitic rhetoric has resulted in Read More…

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Struggling Crenshaw businesses receive operations grants

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Chip Smith, co-owner of Harrison-Ross Mortuary, is smiling more this week. At a town hall rally earlier this month, Smith informed a group of local business owners that his business was floundering due to the construction of the Crenshaw-LAX Light Rail Line that has been blocking sidewalks from Read More…