Police Shooting of Joseph Mann Released To City Council and Public

SACRAMENTO — After weeks of requests, a video of a mentally ill Black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento Police Department officers on July 11 was released and shown to members of the City Council on Tuesday afternoon. Members of the City Council were able to see about one minute and thirteen seconds […]

Racial Bias Alleged At Sacramento City Hall

SACRAMENTO — John Shirey has been the city manager for the City of Sacramento for five years. In November, his tenure will come to an end and Assistant City Manager Howard Chan will assume the position on an interim basis until a permanent replacement is hired eventually in 2017. Shirey has done some significant things […]

“Swing fore! Education” Golf Tournament Tees off Sept. 9

SACRAMENTO – There is still plenty of time to join and play in the “2016 Swing fore! Education” golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 9, at Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course. The Swing Fore Education golf tournament benefits college scholarships for deserving high school graduates and for students currently attending college. After playing you’ll enjoy a buffet […]

Sacramento Police Shooting Sparks Federal Lawsuit (VIDEO)

SACRAMENTO — On the morning of July 11, 51-year-old Joseph Curtis Mann was shot at about 18 times in North Sacramento by two Sacramento Police Department officers, who say the homeless man was in possession of a knife. Mann, a mentally ill person who was a former employee of the California Department of Corrections and […]

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 State University on Thursday, July 21 in the University Union. The FREE summit, “We Are More Than A Statistic,” starts at 9:00 a.m. and runs to 4:00 p.m. This year’s keynote speaker for the summit is […]

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 selection, a lottery pick, the Kings traded the pick […]

Carol’s Books close to reopening

NORTH SACRAMENTO – It’s been almost five years until the day when Carol’s Books bookstore in North Sacramento closed due to flooding of the popular African American business. But through the struggles, constant persistence and never-ending hope, the bookstore’s operator Sharon Wright is near reopening the facility on Del Paso Boulevard. There’s not a date […]

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 play at least five games, beginning with its […]

Former Sacramento High Student-Athlete’s Funeral Service On June 24

OAK PARK — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s homicide detectives have taken over the investigation in the death of 19-year-old Deston Garrett who died of gunshot wounds on June 11 he sustained for two days. Garrett, also known as “Nutter,” a graduate from Sacramento Charter High School, was shot in the upper torso in the 3900 […]

Legacy Celebration Addresses Fatherlessness in Sacramento For Father’s Day Weekend

SACRAMENTO — In order to raise much-needed resources to expand its ability to reach more at-risk boys and families in need, and to help raise awareness about the serious problem of fatherlessness, a unity run is in the works. The Shoulder To Shoulder is sponsoring the first-ever inaugural edition of The Legacy Challenge 5K Run/Walk […]