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Spend like Black Lives Matter

Essay: The change we need in Sacramento goes far beyond policing. The city must devote more to housing and social services. By Logan Dreher Mayor…



The recipe for police reform

Essay: Sacramento’s new director of public safety accountability says she learned the hard way By LaTesha Watson There is a sense of urgency in the…


‘Normal’ is not safe

Essay: There is no justice for black communities, with the pandemic and police violence By Kindra Montgomery-Block As a black woman from South Sacramento, I…



The right response to George Floyd

Essay: Instead of a curfew and the National Guard, Sacramento should be defunding police and limiting use-of-force By Katie Valenzuela When I watched the video…


Racism infects America

Essay: Words are not enough to heal what’s wrong with our communities and law enforcement By Reuven H. Taff A young black Jewish couple in…





Not too old to learn

Essay: Governor’s proposal to limit age of charter school students closes a door to those in need By Jerry Yamashita Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently released…



Sounding the alarm

Virtual town halls educate and empower the black community during the pandemic By Faye Wilson Kennedy and Kevin Carter In March, we began distributing food,…


Slow streets

Sacramento looked, but decided against closing some residential roads to prioritize pedestrian safety during the COVID-19 pandemic The city of Sacramento has decided to pass…