Study: Party Trumps Race among Black Voters

(NNPA) – Party undermines race among African-American voters; a new study finds, signaling a potentially hard sell for the Republican Party within this voting bloc. And it’s a problem that would likely not be solved by merely promoting Black Republican candidates for office. “There are some very successful African-American Republicans, but those folks don’t attract African-American […]

TIANA BURSE: Contentment: Friend or Foe?

OPINION- Alison Krauss once stated: “I don’t look for bliss just contentment.” In life we sometimes find ourselves in a crossroad of sorts. An intersection where being grateful for where we landed in life connects with becoming content and settling in a universe filled with endless possibilities. A few nights ago I found myself in […]

Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five weeks after nine people were slain at a black Charleston church, federal authorities have indicted the suspected shooter on dozens of new charges, including hate crimes, firearms violations and obstructing the practice of religion. The prosecution, particularly on hate crimes, has been expected since the June 17 shootings at Emanuel African […]

COP 2015 Charity Golf Tournament, Celebrating Our Fathers

SACRAMENTO – COP 2015 Charity Golf Tournament, Celebrating Our Fathers. A weekend celebration with Golf on Friday and Men’s Breakfast on Saturday. We are so excited about this event, all monies raised from the golf tournament will benefit CSU Summer Algebra Institute, this program is a FREE course taught by certified math instructors. Please feel […]

Easter events planned throughout Sacramento

Sacramento comes alive with the spirit of Easter as churches and community-based organizations host events and activities for the holiday. Below is a brief list of local events. The largest egg hunt in the world is about to hit the State Capitol on Saturday, April 4 and Blue Heart International wants you to be a […]

CRAIG DELUZ: Cosby: Innocecnt Until Proven Guilty

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

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

  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, […]