Black History event to Expand Inclusion for People of Pan Africa

Sacramento, Calif. – Sacramento Black History Month Expo kicks off its annual celebration on Friday, Feb. 23 from 1-5 p.m., with a Farm to Fork Friday celebration at the Cal Expo Event Center in Sacramento. Carson Creek Sacramento and California Black Agriculture Working Group will host the event, which is free and open to the […]

CA Black female voters host Democratic gubernatorial candidates debate (Video)

SACRAMENTO – No one expected that three gubernatorial candidates who appeared at a political forum staged at the historic Crest Theater in downtown Sacramento were experts on issues that concern African American women in the state of California. The member of the panel that consisted of John Chiang, Delaine Eastin, and Antonio Villaraigosa – all […]

SF Women Fight Back Against Latest Intimidation Tactics to Silence Them

It’s Our Time, Women for London Breed call out stunning hypocrisy of candidates like Mark Leno who themselves benefitted from major independent expenditures in previous elections SAN FRANCISCO (CBM) – It’s Our Time, a diverse group of women building a coalition in support of London Breed for Mayor, today blasted Supervisor Aaron Peskin and his […]

California Gubernatorial Forum to Focus on the Status of African American Women

SACRAMENTO, CA – Our Time to Engage, Inform and Vote: 2018 Gubernatorial Issues Forum in partnership with KCRA 3 convenes voters across California to discuss issues that impact African American women with candidates John Chiang, Delaine Eastin and Antonio Villaraigosa. The free forum takes place at the historic Crest Theatre in downtown Sacramento on February […]

Shoplifting Is to Blame for Locked Up Items, Not Walmart

(CBM) – Whether you hate or love Walmart–they are not alone in locking up products. So when I read last week that a woman was suing Walmart for discriminating against Blacks by having certain products locked up, I immediately thought to myself: she’s blaming the wrong people. 43-year-old Essie Grundy announced, with her attorney Gloria […]

CA Legislative Black Caucus Responds to Trump’s “Shithole’ Countries” comment

Sacramento, CA – On Thursday January 11th, during a discussion about protecting immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, and African countries, President Trump referred to those countries as “shithole countries.” The California Legislative Black Caucus, chaired by Assemblymember Chris Holden, released the following statement: “Trump’s comments are more than just an ignorant assessment about certain countries. […]

New EDF California Program Director Wants Black Voters to See Importance of Green Issues (Video)

CBM) – In July Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the aggressive climate change legislation AB 398 which extends and improves the Cap-and-Trade Program. The program aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which will enable the state to meet its 2030 emission reduction goals in the most cost-effective manner. Extending Cap-and-Trade is expected to provide […]

National Park Service yanks $98,000 grant for Black Panther Party legacy project

OPINION (CBM) – Apparently, history makes some people uncomfortable. The facts make some people uncomfortable. Pressure from people with a limited grasp of the past recently led the National Park Service to cancel a University of California historical research project regarding the Black Panther Party. We know the Black Panthers are controversial. Even the document […]

Federal Trade Commission Urges Wire Fraud Victims to Apply for Restitution

(CBM) – We’ve all seen those emails from Nigerian businessmen who promise millions of dollars in exchange for the use of your bank account to free up money trapped in American banks. However, the issue of wire fee fraud is a serious problem, and up until recently, there was little recourse for people who lost […]

JEROME HORTON: Senate Passes “Wealth-Building Tax Plan” at Expense of the Middle Class

OPINION (CBM) – Over the weekend, the Senate Republicans passed their version of the Trump Tax Plan that will not only impact the amount of taxes you will pay; it will also impact your ability to build wealth, educate your children, preserve your health, plan your estate, and grow your business in California. It provides […]