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Voice Message Escalates Concerns over Education Bill in Black Faith Community

SACRAMENTO - A colorful voicemail left on the cell phone of a Southern California pastor by an experienced state … »More

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Talks stall on $400 million in California affordable housing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Assembly speaker conceded defeat Thursday on negotiations over a plan to … »More

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Drought’s on, but mandatory cuts off for most in California

SAN FRANCISCO,CALIF (AP) – The orange-and-black automated signs lining state highways still warn that California … »More

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National News

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GOP governor: Most drug dealers arrested are Black, Hispanic

NORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive … »More

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‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press Legend George Curry Dies at 69

(NNPA) - The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and … »More

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Poll: Police harassment familiar to young Blacks, Hispanics

DETROIT (AP) — Crystal Webb cringes whenever a patrol car appears in her rearview mirror. She also never wants to … »More

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Upcoming Events

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Indivizible Speaker Series Features Local Entrepreneurs

OAK PARK - Two local entrepreneurs, Tre Borden and Chris Johnson, will be the guest speakers for this month’s installment of Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Indivizible Speakers Series. The next segment … [Read More...]

Northern District Baptist Association to Host Numerous Sacramento Events

(SACRAMENTO) - The Northern District Baptist Association and its local members invite the community to attend a number of events they’ve planned during the month of August. On Friday, August 12, … [Read More...]

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#SchoolsNotPrisions Tour Kicks off at Sacramento City College

SACRAMENTO- Music artists are often at the forefront of the push for social change. Ty Dolla $ign helps kick off the #SchoolsNotPrisons tour on Saturday, August 6 at Sacramento City College. … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series

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RICHARD PAN: Recruiting to Fill California’s Diversity Gap

OPINION - I have been fighting for a state workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and community. With many state workers approaching retirement and an increase in available state jobs, I … »More

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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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Sports & Entertainment News

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#SchoolsNotPrisions Tour Kicks off at Sacramento City College

SACRAMENTO- Music artists are often at the forefront of the push for social change. Ty Dolla $ign helps kick off the #SchoolsNotPrisons tour on Saturday, August 6 at Sacramento City College. #SchoolsNotPrisons is a public education campaign by … »More

Politically charged BET Awards honor Prince, Muhammad Ali

(AP) - A politically charged BET Awards delivered an exciting night of tributes for Prince and Muhammad Ali between calls for action over gun violence, civil rights and presidential politics. These are the top moments from Sunday's awards show held … »More

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Sacramento Kings Flip No. 8 Pick Into Three First-Round Sections In The NBA Draft

NORTH NATOMAS — The Sacramento Kings were busy and active for the 2016 NBA Draft. With the No. 8 pick going into the draft, the Kings walked out of the first round with three selections, adding two guards and two centers. With the No. 8 overall … »More

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Health News

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Beyond ‘Obamacare’: State initiatives refocus health debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving beyond "Obamacare," political activists are looking to state ballot questions to refocus the … »More

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State Agency Sued Over Questionable Bidding Process

(CBM) - When Ramsell Corp., an Oakland-based and African American owned company that provides health services to California … »More

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