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CBS Sports Ready To Roll Out Solid Coverage For Super Bowl 50

SAN FRANCISCO — CBS Sports Network has aired 18 Super Bowls for the National Football League (NFL), including the … »More

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Proposed Legislation Aimed To Combat Human Trafficking

SACRAMENTO — For almost two decades, the city of Sacramento and other municipalities across the state have been … »More

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Governor warns of economic downturn as Black leaders advocate for more spending

SACRAMENTO (CBM) - Gov. Jerry Brown expressed caution when looking at the state of California in his State of the … »More

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National News


Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racism

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism is a national … »More

According to the CAP report 70 percent of Black children are enrolled in such prekindergarten or childcare centers that receive food subsidies compared to 28 percent of White children. (Stock Photo)

Gaps in Teacher Effectiveness Hurt Young, Minority Students

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective … »More


Former Cop Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced to 263 Years

(NNPA) - “Wrong is wrong: justice needs to be served,” is a statement that my client Jannie Ligons made when … »More

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Upcoming Events


BLACK LOVE: It Feels So Good, A Fine Art Exhibition

NORTH SACRAMENTO - What is Black Love? It is the spirit that has kept Black Families together in the United States for the past 500 years. Black Love was present when the enslaved Africans arrived on … [Read More...]

16th Annual California Rosa Parks Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO - 16th Annual California Rosa Parks Day Celebration is scheduled for Monday, February 8 at the California State Capitol. The late civil rights icon Rosa Parks is known globally for … [Read More...]

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Caron Butler To Share Story With Indivizible On Jan. 31

OAK PARK - To kick off IndiviZible 2016 Speakers Series and first meeting of the year, Sacramento Kings player Caron Butler, will sit down with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, for a discussion on his … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series


TIANA BURSE: Powerball Jackpot

OPINION - "Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." - Arnold Schwarzenegger The … »More


SIMEON GANT: Pardons are not granted unless they are earned

OPINION - This Christmas Governor Jerry Brown played Santa Claus. He didn't wear the big red suit and his face is still cleanly shaven. He didn't even roll out Rudolph, Donner or Dixon. This … »More



OPINION - An anonymous person once stated: "The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of living in the present." There is one certainty when it comes to this … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

Even before controversy, Blacks cool to Oscars telecast

NEW YORK (AP) — The largest Black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards. Rock will be back as host this year, but it's an … »More


Celebrities Talk Diversity at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards

(NNPA) - The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards was a hit at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif., as Black entertainers showed their support for one another and the show, while some expressed concerns over the lack of diversity in other … »More

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Shaq Thompson Says Carolina Panthers Will “Bounce Back”

SANTA CLARA — More than 71,000 spectators, with beautiful weather to basked in, witnessed the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. This particular Super Bowl played out and into the … »More

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Health News


California Endowment Invests $2 Million in Healthcare Outreach to Black Californians

(CBM) - The California Endowment is investing $2 million in the Golden State’s Black communities. The private Los … »More

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Health law reporting extension issued for employers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department on Monday gave employers an extension of critical reporting requirements, as it … »More

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