KEVIN CHAVOUS: Black History Month – A Time to Know Who You Are

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OPINION – As a very young boy, I would love to wake up on Saturday mornings and watch Tarzan starring Johnny Weissmuller. The programs were all re-runs from the 1930’s and 40’s and they featured the main character leading, outsmarting and outfighting the savage native Africans as he roamed the jungle swinging from tree to […]

Report: Black girls should matter,too when it comes to school discipline

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WASHINGTON (NNPA) –Black girls are disproportionately suffering from punitive school disciplinary policies and actions yet society fails to take note of their plight the way attention is focused on Black males who get trapped in the school-to-prison pipeline, according to a report by the African American Policy Forum, a New York-based national think tank connecting […]

CRAIG DELUZ: Cosby: Innocecnt Until Proven Guilty

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OPINION – One cannot help but be moved by millions of people declaring “Je Suis Charlie” in solidarity with the brave staff of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, several of which were gunned down by Islamic terrorists. This was a great moment for free speech and perhaps an even better one for a spirit of […]

Littlejohn To Discuss “Swirling” At Underground Books

As co-author of "Swirling", the popular how-to book on interracial, cross-cultural and mixed-faith dating and relationships, Janice Littlejohn will make a pre-Valentine's Day appearance at Underground Books in Sacramento, Saturday, Feb. 8 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

OAK PARK — Los Angeles-based journalist, Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn, will lead a discussion on the themes of her book, “Swirling: How to Date, Mate, and Relate Mixing Race, Culture, and Creed,” on Feb. 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Underground Books 2814 35th Sacramento. Book signing to follow. Attendees will also experience a […]

CHARLINE CROWELL: America’s Crisis: 38 Million have no Retirement Assets

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  OPINION – As more Baby Boomers continue to retire, a new research report has found that the nation is facing a trillion dollar retirement savings crisis. According to the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), 38 million Americans – 45 percent of working-age households – have no retirement account assets. Among all working households, […]