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California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

SACRAMENTO — Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to … (Read More...)

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Singing Pastors of Sacramento in Concert

SACRAMENTO - EMG Music Group Alliance presents The Singing Pastors of Sacramento Concert on Saturday, April 26. The show is scheduled to begin at 6:00 … (Read More...)

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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling … (Read More...)

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Oak Park Farmer’s Market Holds Pre-Season Launch

OAK PARK - NeighborWorks Sacramento invites the public to the pre-season launch of the Oak Park Farmers Market on Saturday, April 26 and the … (Read More...)

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Sacramento International Film Festival Includes Black Film Showcase

SACRAMENTO - Films by and about African Americans will take center stage as the Sacramento International Film Festival returns April 26-May 4. The … (Read More...)

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Women’s Civic Improvement Club Hosts Annual Open House

OAKPARK - The Women’s Civic Improvement Club (WCIC) hosts its Annual Open House on Saturday, April 26. The event is … »More

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Congressman James Clyburn to Speak Locally

SACRAMENTO - President Barack Obama says when he speaks, the entire Congress listens. The public is invited to … »More

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Sacramento County Bans Outdoor Marijuana Crops

SACRAMENTO - Sacramento County supervisors have unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana crops after hearing from … »More

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Backers, Opponents of Michigan Ban React to Ruling

DETROIT — The U.S. Supreme Court decision Tuesday upholding the state’s ban on using race as a factor in college … »More

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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college … »More

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Report: California Is Top Crime Target in United States

SACRAMENTO - California is the top target in the U.S. for international criminal enterprises that operate from safe … »More

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Upcoming Events

17th Far Western Regional Director, Archalene Amos Martin and the 23rd Far Western Regional Director, Dr. LaVern S. Tarkington

Kevin Johnson Among Honorees at AKA’s 85th Far Western Regional Conference

SACRAMENTO – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Far Western Region will host their 85th Public Meeting from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The community is invited to attend the … [Read More...]

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Local Churches Are Gearing Up For Easter, Hosting a Number of Special Events

SACRAMENTO - Calvary Christian Center’s Theatre Arts Ministry presents the dramatic Easter musical, “More Than Just A Man,” April 16-18 and April 20. The church invites the public to “come see the … [Read More...]

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Rapper Snoop Dogg To Perform in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO - Rapper Snoop Dogg, aka Snoop Lion, is scheduled to perform his classic smash hits at Sacramento’s Ace of Spades on Friday, April 18. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Snoop Dogg’s albums include … [Read More...]

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TIANA BURSE: Face Your Fears & Win The Battle

OPINION - When it comes to developing the inner workings of ourselves it is so easy to let the “inner you” take over and dominate your life. In my life I have had several struggles and honestly I … »More

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BRYAN WASHINGTON: California’s Unhealthy Youth

OPINION - When was the last time you had to slam on your breaks to avoid running over a bouncing ball or, (God forbid) a kid playing ball? It’s probably not a question you imagined being presented … »More

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TIANA BURSE: What makes you happy?

OPINION - They say the definition of the word happiness is: “The state of well-being and contentment.” As of today March 20, 2014 brings the official “Acts of happiness” movement, it has become … »More

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PBS’s “Where Poetry Lives” to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

NATIONWIDE - The Civil Rights movement was about brave deeds and bold words. Both are explored by US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey and PBS NewsHour Correspondent Jeffrey Brown in the latest of their reports on “Where Poetry Lives.” Their story airs … »More

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Sacramento’ Community Center Theater Presents: Sister Act

SACRAMENTO - When wannabe diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a crime, the police hide her in the most unlikely place, a convent. Deloris reluctantly transforms into Sister Mary Clarence and soon teaches the real nuns how to find their voices. The … »More

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At Last, It Is Tournament Time!

NATIONWIDE - Now that the conference tournaments are over, and now that the NCAA Selection Committee has done its job, and now that the selections made have provided the talk show “experts” with ample fodder to voice their opinions and complaints … »More

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Health News

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HealthCorps Hosts Highway to Health Fair

SACRAMENTO - A national organization is helping locals make the journey to good health. HealthCorps hosts its Highway to … »More

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Women of a Certain Age presents Health & Wellness Seminar For African American Women 50 & Over

NORTH SACRAMENTO - Age ain’t nothing but a number. The local group, Women of a Certain Age presents its Health & Wellness … »More

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