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Poll: African-American Voters Feel Democratic Party Takes Them for Granted

(CBM) - A recent poll revealed many Black voters in California strongly identify with the Democratic Party, … »More

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California Senate approves sweeping gun-control measures

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrats in the California Senate approved a wide-ranging series of gun control bills … »More

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Blacks Frustrated with School Board Member

SACRAMENTO - With this year being an election year, there has been a lot of attention paid to national and local … »More

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National News

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SCOTUS: Prosecutors excluded Blacks from Jury; overturns all-white jury verdict

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a Black Georgia man Monday … »More

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Officer acquitted on all charges in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie … »More

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Report finds segregation in education on the rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six decades after the Supreme Court outlawed separating students by race, stubborn disparities … »More

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Rep. John Lewis To Speak At UC Davis Graduation

DAVIS - UC Davis School of Law graduates will hear from an American icon as they participate in commencement activities on Saturday, May 14. Civil rights legend, Congressman John Lewis, will … [Read More...]

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IndiviZible’s Local Candidate Forum Scheduled

OAK PARK — With a month to go before the California Primary, IndiviZible will present a 2016 Candidate Forum on Monday, May 9 2016 at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The free political event is … [Read More...]

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Sacramento’s “Big Day of Giving” is here

SACRAMENTO - Knowing that there is strength in numbers, a group of local non-profits have joined together to learn from each other, increase their visibility and maximize opportunities to keep their … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series

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ROBERT WOODS: The Stock Market (Cont.)

OPINION - In a prior article I talked about the Stock Market and their components. We will continue where we left off with a discussion about Stock Market Management and Market Capitalization. … »More

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TIANA BURSE: How To Overcome Life’s Challenges

OPINION - "Don't give up just because things are hard." - Anonymous Over the last 11 years I have found myself in a mental place where I didn't know if I could handle another life challenge or … »More

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TIANA BURSE: Time

OPINION - "Every day we have 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact." - Les Brown Over the past year I have begun thinking about the essence of life … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

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Golden State Warriors Stave Off Elimination, Down OKC Thunder 120-111

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors didn’t let themselves or their hometown fans down. The champions beat the Oklahoma City Thunder with a decisive 120-111 victory on May 26 at The Oracle to stay alive in the NBA’s Western Conference … »More

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OKC Thunder Snatches Game 1 In Western Conference Finals, Beat Warriors 108-102

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oklahoma City Thunder languished behind for most of Game 1 in the Western Conference Finals, down by double-digits three-quarters of the way. But in the last 12 minutes, the Thunder, the squad that eliminated San Antonio in … »More

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‘Motown The Musical’ Star In The Spotlight

SACRAMENTO - Leon Outlaw Jr. wasn’t even born when Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 took the world by storm in 1969/1970 with their debut hit single, “I Want you Back.” However, the 14-year-old actor/singer who stars as little Michael Jackson … »More

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Health News

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California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for … »More

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Security flaws found in 3 state health insurance websites

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of … »More

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