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NAJEE’S NOTES: Another battle in the fight for justice for Andres Guardado

The fight for justice for Andrés Guardado, the 18-year-old man shot in the back fives times and killed, reportedly by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Miguel Vega on June 18, continues. At 10 a.m. July 23 outside the Sheriff’s Department’s headquarters in downtown Los Angeles a coalition of religious and community leaders will call on Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Community wins battle for Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

Mission accomplished. A diverse coalition of community organizations united in what can only be described as an epic battle like David vs. Goliath. Goliath was the CMI Group, which announced publicly last month that it had agreed in principal to buy the historic Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. The announcement was met with immediate shock and Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Renaming a street in honor of Malcolm X

May 19 marked what would have been Malcolm X’s 95th birthday. The legendary human rights activist became a champion for social and economic justice and was the voice of resistance against a racist and unjust system in America. Malcolm X’s legacy as one of our nation’s greatest orators lives on in speeches. To ensure his Read More…