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Sacramento Protests Erupt After DA’s Decision On Stephon Clark Shooting

After the DA’s announcement that there would be no criminal charges against officers in the Stephon Clark case, community members gathered for protests around the city. Access Local TV youth … Continue reading

March 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Opinion: No Charges For Stephon Clark’s Death Leave A ‘Broken, Grieving Community’

Sacramento police won’t face prosecution in Stephon Clark’s shooting death. Rachael Francois of Voice of The Youth is disappointed but not surprised. Clark’s death opens old wounds for communities like … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sacramento Teen On Stephon Clark’s Death: ‘My Community Is Hurting’

After police killed Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man, in mid-March, his slaying left his community and others across the country deeply shaken. Sacramento teen Rachael Francois felt this anxiety, … Continue reading

April 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

How “LA 92” Matters in Sacramento in 2018

More than 25 years after the protests following the publication of a video showing the brutal police beatings of Rodney King, parallels are being drawn between that scenario and the … Continue reading

April 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

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