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Police Shooting of Joseph Mann Released To City Council and Public

SACRAMENTO — After weeks of requests, a video of a mentally ill Black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento … »More

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Racial Bias Alleged At Sacramento City Hall

SACRAMENTO — John Shirey has been the city manager for the City of Sacramento for five years. In November, his … »More

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Black Child Mortality Reduction Community Incubator Leads Announced

SACRAMENTO - The work to save the lives of African American children in the Sacramento region continues to gather … »More

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National News

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15 years after Sept. 11: How the unity we forged broke apart

NEW YORK (AP) — For a time, it felt like the attack that shattered America had also brought it together. After … »More

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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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U-CAN to Hold 17th Annual Historically Black College & University Recruitment Fair

SACRAMENTO - The United College Action Network, Inc. wants local students to know that higher education is possible and invites them to attend its 17th Annual Historically Black Colleges and … [Read More...]

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“Swing fore! Education” Golf Tournament Tees off Sept. 9

SACRAMENTO - There is still plenty of time to join and play in the “2016 Swing fore! Education” golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 9, at Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course. The Swing Fore Education … [Read More...]

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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...]

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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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T.D. Jakes to Tackle Headlines in New Talk Show on OWN

(NNPA) - The struggles of an interracial marriage, families divided by race, religion and politics and the conversion of one Jewish woman to Islam are all upcoming segments that will be featured on Bishop T.D. Jakes’ new talk show which premieres … »More

Kings sign point guard Jordan Farmar

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent point guard Jordan Farmar. General manager Vlade Divac announced the deal Wednesday. Farmar has averaged 7.7 points and 2.9 assists per game in nine NBA seasons. He won two … »More

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Gun rights group launches investigation into potential “civil rights” violations by college football programs

SACRAMENTO – Following news media reports that University of Missouri head football coach Barry Odom enforces a total ban on gun ownership against all of his team’s student-athletes, civil rights organizations Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and … »More

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Health News

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Skyrocketing EpiPen Price Causes Outrage

(CBM) - A Riverside County mom could get help from Golden State voters in a fight for her life if they pass a proposition … »More

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Black Child Mortality Reduction Community Incubator Leads Announced

SACRAMENTO - The work to save the lives of African American children in the Sacramento region continues to gather steam, with … »More

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