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Kings Break Ground on New Arena. But lose to Warriors 95-77 in Opener

NORTH NATOMAS — On a day where the city of Sacramento enjoyed a fabulous day to break ground for the the new downtown arena, the Sacramento Kings … (Read More...)

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Mitchell Brothers Sentenced In Barbershop Gunfight

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Brothers Louis James Mitchell and Lonnie Orlando Mitchell Jr. essentially received life sentences Oct. 24 in Sacramento … (Read More...)

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Before It’s Too Late: The Play. The Movie. The Experience.

SACRAMENTO – Calvary Christian Center’s Theatrical Arts Ministry (TAM) is known for it’s hard hitting productions. So it’s no surprise the … (Read More...)

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Obama Turns to Black Radio to Plead for Midterm Votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is turning to black radio listeners to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic … (Read More...)

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Time For Hip-Hop Artists to Stand For Black Community

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., members of the Black community … (Read More...)

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Mitchell Brothers Sentenced In Barbershop Gunfight

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Brothers Louis James Mitchell and Lonnie Orlando Mitchell Jr. essentially received life … »More

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Twin Rivers School Board Member Pleads ‘No Contest’

NORTH SACRAMENTO - In a Sacramento County courtroom Wednesday, Oct. 15, Twin Rivers Unified School District board … »More

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100 Black Men of Sacramento Hosts 17th Annual “Youth & The Law” Forum

SACRAMENTO - Young people and their interaction with law enforcement has been making national headlines for months. … »More

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Blacks More Active on Certain Social Media Sites

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While Black and White people have similar rates of Internet use, Black people are slightly … »More

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Black Woman Wins National “Lays Do Us A Flavor” Contest

NATIONWIDE - Thanks to her out-of-the-box flavor suggestion, a New Jersey nurse is now stacking chips, … »More

President Barack Obama visits with students and counselors from William R. Harper High School in Chicago, Ill., in the Oval Office, June 5, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama met with the students in April 2013 to discuss youth violence. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Students from William R. Harper High School in Chicago, Ill., listen as President Barack Obama talks with them about the Emancipation Proclamation hanging in the Oval Office, June 5, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Is ‘Brother’s Keeper’ Keeping Out Community Groups?

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In an effort to spark innovation at the local level to improve life outcomes for young men … »More

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Sacrmaento Black Chamber Hosts Meet & Greet Mixer

SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce (SBCC) gets down to business this week, providing an opportunity for members and supporters to interact with current Board Members and those … [Read More...]

Don’t Miss The Real Divas of Sacramento

SACRAMENTO - The real divas of Sacramento will perform live in concert and their show promises to more class than anything seen on reality television. The Three Divas-- pianist Theresa Keene, … [Read More...]

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Before It’s Too Late: The Play. The Movie. The Experience.

SACRAMENTO – Calvary Christian Center’s Theatrical Arts Ministry (TAM) is known for it’s hard hitting productions. So it’s no surprise the return of their groundbreaking production, “Before … [Read More...]

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TIANA BURSE: The Fear Factor

OPINION - Have you ever asked yourself “what is the meaning of life?” Recently, I found myself coming from a friend’s life celebration and while driving down a lonely two-lane road, I started to … »More

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LYNNIS WOODS: Breakfast – Important For Your Health & Wellness

OPINION - Here are some great basic principles to build a healthy breakfast. It is important to take into consideration what works best for you and your body.  For instance if you are lactose … »More

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KEVIN CHAVOUS: How to Pick The Best School for Your Child

OPINION - Parents truly do know best. When it comes to a child’s needs, goals and their learning style – a parent is the one who knows exactly what it takes for their child to be successful. … »More

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Kings Break Ground on New Arena. But lose to Warriors 95-77 in Opener

NORTH NATOMAS — On a day where the city of Sacramento enjoyed a fabulous day to break ground for the the new downtown arena, the Sacramento Kings soiled the occasion with a 95-77 loss to the Golden State Warriors in the season opener at Sleep Train … »More

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Time For Hip-Hop Artists to Stand For Black Community

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., members of the Black community and independent artists continue to call on mainstream rappers and entertainers to use their … »More

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Film Review: Dear White People

NATIONWIDE (NNPA)- “Dear White people: The minimum requirement of Black friends needed to not seem racist has just been raised…to two.” Biting satire abounds in this witty, edgy ode to racism in the age of Obama. In his debut feature film, … »More

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Health News

2014 Heroes in Health Awards Gala

SACRAMENTO - The California Black Health Network (CBHN) has been a key player in the outreach and education of the Affordable … »More

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Impacts Women of Color

OPINION (NNPA) - Every October, people lace up their sneakers and walk to support efforts to find a cure for breast cancer. … »More

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