State & Local News

Black Men Stand United at Sacramento City Council Meeting

SACRAMENTO - As he stood before the Sacramento City Council on Tuesday, calling for an end to racial profiling and … »More

Boys and Men of Color Sacramento to Host 5th Summit At Sac State

SACRAMENTO — The Boys and Men of Color Sacramento (BM0C) will host the “Fifth Annual BMOC Summit” at Sacramento … »More

Local Black Men Seek Transparency From City Hall

SACRAMENTO - Whether its Baton Rouge, St. Paul, Minnesota or here in the capital city, every day seems to bring … »More

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National News

Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case

DALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the … »More

Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends

BALTIMORE (AP) — Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted … »More

Ex-KKK leader David Duke signs up to run for US Senate seat

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, an avowed white supremacist, officially signed up … »More

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Upcoming Events

Sacramento NAACP Celebrates 100 years & Advocacy

SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento Branch National Association for The Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), celebrating 100 years of service and advocacy, will host an Historical Exhibit at the California … [Read More...]

Head of IFCO, Gail Walker to speak in Sacramento

Gail Walker, Executive Director of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO), organizer of the annual US-Cuba Friendshipment Caravan, will be in Sacramento Sunday, July … [Read More...]

Three day Civics Bootcamp teaches youth the inner workings of government

SACRAMENTO - The Black Youth Leadership Project (BYLP) presents its Civics Bootcamp, a three day program for high school students July 5-7. The bootcamp will provide an intensive hands-on opportunity … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series

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

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

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

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

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

Kings Summer

(SACRAMENTO) - The Sacramento Kings will field a team to compete in the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 8 to 18 at the Thomas and Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Sacramento will … »More

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Health News

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

Community Launches Program & Announces Partners To Reduce African-American Child Deaths

Approximately $2.1 million Awarded to New Community-Based Grantees Throughout Sacramento County SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, … »More

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