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Black leaders tell civic officials to admit social inequities

LOS ANGELES — In a frank discussion with elected and public safety officials, black community leaders June 4 demanded that more be done to improve policing in the city and that civic leaders do a better job of recognizing social inequities. The Rev. J Edgar Boyd led the “Justice Matters” discussion at the First African Read More…

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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…