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Study: U.S. Latinos & Blacks Don’t Trust How Mainstream Media Portrays Them

WASHINGTON – A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their … (Read More...)

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Democrats Trying to Ban Guns That Look Scary, Not Those That Kill the Most People

NEW YORK - Over the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over gun control have coalesced behind a single … (Read More...)

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Gov Brown Signs Bill Mandating Paid Sick Leave

LOS ANGELES  - Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that will require most California employers next year to provide up to three sick days … (Read More...)

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St. Paul Concert Benefits Scholarship Fund

OAK PARK — Before Rev. Dr. Ephraim Williams’ wife Ms. Carrie Sue Williams left this life five years ago, she asked her husband of 55 years to … (Read More...)

Rev. Ephraim Williams, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, is continuing the legacy left by his late wife, Carrie Sue Williams. The Carrie Sue Williams Scholarship Foundation raises funds for “marginal” students. A benefit concert will be held at the church Sept. 12. Donations are only $10.

U-CAN Kicks off 10 City College Recruitment Tour

SACRAMENTO - The United College Action Network (U-CAN) kicks off the new school year with a 10-city college recruitment tour. Historically Black … (Read More...)

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U-CAN Kicks off 10 City College Recruitment Tour

SACRAMENTO - The United College Action Network (U-CAN) kicks off the new school year with a 10-city college … »More

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Local Organizer On Her Way To Ferguson To Assists Youth

SACRAMENTO — Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT) Community Organizer Danielle Williams is on her way to … »More

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United Way Seeks Volunteers for “2nd Annual Day of Caring”

SACRAMENTO - Five hundred local residents are needed to spend one day caring for the community on Sept. 12 by … »More

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Study: U.S. Latinos & Blacks Don’t Trust How Mainstream Media Portrays Them

WASHINGTON – A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust … »More

National Bar Association President Pamela J. Meanes

Black Lawyers to Challenge Police Brutality in 25 Cities

WASHINGTON – In an effort to combat police brutality in the Black community, the National Bar Association (NBA) … »More

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Democrats Trying to Ban Guns That Look Scary, Not Those That Kill the Most People

NEW YORK - Over the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over gun control have … »More

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The Dramatics Are Back… in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO - CHLMT Entertainment presents “The Return of the Dramatics” on Thursday, September 11. The Dramatics featuring LJ Reynolds is set to perform live in concert at the Colonial Theater. … [Read More...]

Rev. Ephraim Williams, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, is continuing the legacy left by his late wife, Carrie Sue Williams. The Carrie Sue Williams Scholarship Foundation raises funds for “marginal” students. A benefit concert will be held at the church Sept. 12. Donations are only $10.

St. Paul Concert Benefits Scholarship Fund

OAK PARK — Before Rev. Dr. Ephraim Williams’ wife Ms. Carrie Sue Williams left this life five years ago, she asked her husband of 55 years to carry on a project that she started and is dear to her … [Read More...]

Conversation with Top Policy Directors in California

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO - The California Association of African American Advocacy Professionals (CA4P) hosts a “Conversation with the Top Executive Legislative Policy Directors in the State of … [Read More...]

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TIANA BURSE: How do you find your passion? (PART 1)

OPINION - An anonymous person once stated: “In order to become anything you have to risk being nothing.” I am continuously asked on a daily basis “How do I find my passion?” For so many of … »More

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LYNNIS WOODS: Foods That Enhance Moods & Hormone Health

OPINION - I decided sometime ago to tackle my journey through menopause and hormonal changes as naturally as possible. It has definitely been a learning experience. I have tried a bit of everything. … »More

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SIMEON GANT: Are the Environmental Insiders Shunning Blacks?

OPINION - Masud Cunningham, an African American college student and native of Sacramento, California, recently spent his summer in Bolivia, teaching people in an impoverished community how to develop … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

Roberta Flack in Concert

NORTH SACRAMENTO - With a career that spans more than four decades, music icon Roberta Flack is still doing her thing. She’ll perform locally on Sunday, August 17 at the Woodlake Hotel and Conference Center and perform songs from her long and … »More

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James Brown Story Comes to the Big Screen

HOLLYWOOD - Time and again we’ve heard the expression, “Behind every great man is a strong woman.” Such is inferred of DeeDee Brown perhaps the better known second wife of entertainment legend, James Brown--in “Get On Up”--the new film that … »More

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Local Show Hosts National Film Makers: Fraser Kershaw & Doug Clevenger

SACRAMENTO- A pair of filmmakers have chosen California’s capital to showcase and preview a portion of their new film regarding the world water crisis. Water Works’ Fraser Kershaw and National Geographic’s Doug Clevenger will visit … »More

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Health News

As the country observes National Suicide Prevention Week, an alarming pattern has developed in the African-American community that might be the reason that suicide rates among blacks are lower than any other group. (Courtesy of BET.com)

Understanding Suicide in Black Communities

WASHGTON - Suicide claims about 40,000 lives every year in the United States, an alarming statistic that experts said should … »More

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Adult Obesity Rates Increased in Six States, Report Finds

WASHINGTON - Adult obesity rates increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to a report … »More

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