Author Archives: Najee Ali

About Najee Ali

Najee Ali is a social and political activist. Najee was selected as one of the Los Angeles Wave newspapers "100 Most Influential" and is the author of Raising Hell: A Life of Activism. He is a proud alumni of the University of Southern California #FightOn

Why South L.A. didn’t receive Promise Zone funding

When President Obama officially announced, last week, that several low-income Los Angeles neighborhoods would b eligible for grants as part of his “Promise Zone” poverty initiative, it caused a great deal of uproar from some elected officials and South L.A. residents because none of the areas selected were in South L.A. Los Angeles “Promise Zone” […]

Najee Ali wants you to know L.A. activists support Sebastian Ridley-Thomas for State Assembly

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As the race for the 54th State Assembly seat enters its final week frontrunner Sebastian Ridley-Thomas and his family continues to be the target of smear campaigns by the opposing candidate in this race Chris Armenta and his surrogates.

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