State & Local News

Tracy students asked to write about Blacks’ “Lower Intellectual Faculties”

(CBM) - Parents, teachers and even the Superintendent are outraged that students were asked to address the sexual … »More

Vallejo School Board Fires Black Female Superintendent, Offers No Reasons

(CBM) - The Vallejo City Unified School District Board of Education in a 3-2 vote opted to fire Superintendent Dr. … »More

School ends auction of senior that reminds some of slavery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California high school abandoned an annual fundraising auction to buy a senior for a … »More

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National News

American Health Care Act hist major roadblock after bad CBO numbers

(NNPA) - Less than a day after the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis of the “American Health Care … »More

Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — During a night of vodka, cocaine, marijuana and video games, Joey Meek listened as a … »More

President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs

(NNPA) - President Trump signed an executive order to focus more attention on Historically Black Colleges and … »More

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Upcoming Events

Second Annual African American Non-profit Convening

SACRAMENTO - Organizations founded and operated by African Americans play a vital role in the life of our communities. A local group, the Black United Fund of Sacramento Valley, Inc. seeks to help … [Read More...]

Delta Days in Sacramento March 24-27, 2017

SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites members and supporters to join them in standing up and speaking up as its hosts Delta Days in Sacramento March … [Read More...]

Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum promotes the awareness of traditional pregnancy and childbirth practices

Local Black artists are responding to the Black infant death crisis in Sacramento with an art and culture talk set for 12 noon on Saturday, March 11. Shonna McDaniels, director of the Sojourner … [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

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home west of … »More

Black Hollywood Wins Big at Oscars

(NNPA) - During an unexpected made-for-Hollyood moment, “Moonlight,” a film directed by African American Director Barry Jenkins, took the award for Best Picture over favorites such as “La La Land” and “Hidden Figures.” The film is a complex coming of … »More

Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player deal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was … »More

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Health News

American Health Care Act hist major roadblock after bad CBO numbers

(NNPA) - Less than a day after the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis of the “American Health Care Act of … »More

Area Zumba instructors host “Let’s Move” Dance Fitness Fundraiser

OAK PARK - In a nod to former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and her public health campaign, local fitness advocates are … »More

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