George Floyd

Actions, not words

Editor’s note: Sacramento’s mayor promises police reforms, but will rank-and-file go along? After hundreds of protestors staged a die-in near his home Friday evening, Mayor…

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Snapshots from the protests

Many protestors are wearing masks to prevent spread of COVID-19. (Photo by Elisabeth Bayard Arthur) People took to a parking deck to get a view…



‘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…



Songs for social justice

Sacramento bands help fans amplify in-person protests with online cash Since March, the online music platform Bandcamp has waived its fees on the first Friday…


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…