Najee’s Notes (blog)

Film production disruption hurts entire community

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer There has been a lot of talk in the community concerning the physical altercation between employees working with Community Build...

Black elected officials oppose Newsom recall

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer Gov. Gavin Newsom may be in a fight for his political life as a recall effort led by disgruntled right-wing...

Franklin shows there is life after football

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer As the observance for Black History Month ends, we continue to celebrate unsung heroes in our community. South L.A. native Johnathan...

Mocking Floyd’s death is ‘dispicable, outrageous’

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer George Floyd, the African-American man whose death was captured on videotape last May and sparked global protests, once again is...

Sausedo providing necessary leadership in South L.A.

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer Robert Sausedo, CEO of Community Build, a community-based nonprofit that has served our community for nearly three decades, continues to...

RIP Bonzie Ree Williams

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer The congregation at Holman United Methodist Church is mourning the recent death of Bonzie Ree Williams, a member of the...

Cheryl Branch guides Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches through COVID-19

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer As South Los Angeles and the entire nation continues to battle COVID-19, the greatest health crisis of our lifetime, several...

Newsom should nominate Black for Senate seat

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer The fight to have a Black women appointed to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris...

A new stage play from your living room

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer Having to adjust to life during a pandemic has been challenging to everyone. Theaters nationwide have been closed for live events....

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