police brutality

The loudest voice

Editor’s note: Sacramento council members are told the police can’t be fixed, so must be defunded If Sacramento City Council members listen only to the…

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The other victims

Editor’s note: “Defund the Police” has momentum. But what if cutting the Sacramento police budget means more crimes go unsolved? When the Sacramento City Council…


Under pressure

Editor’s note: Sacramento’s mayor offered police reforms. Many Black leaders are demanding more. With no meeting this week, the City Council won’t debate police reform…


Take the pledge

Editor’s note: The “Sacramento squad” is urging elected officials and candidates to “just say no” to police money. It doesn’t quite carry the significance of…


Fundamental change?

Mayor Steinberg puts forward his police reform plan for Sacramento, including an independent inspector general Declaring that “our community is crying out for zero tolerance…


A lament

By Brittany Gomez I’ve read. I’ve shared. I’ve felt. I’ve feared. A moment of silence. For you, George. For you, Ahmaud. For you, Eric. For…



Snapshots from the protests

The Black and Brown: Shut It Down protest on Sunday started in Southside Park and ended at Cesar Chavez Plaza. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Gomez…