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Joy-Ann Reid Says The Practice of Racial Profiling Is Very Real In America

MSNBC contributor and national journalist Joy-Ann "Joy" Reid, wearing red dress, meet with guests at Sacramento's Evolve the Gallery last month. Reid's appearance was hosted by the Sacramento Chapter of 100 Black Women Incorporated. OBSERVER photo by Antonio R. Harvey

MSNBC contributor and national journalist Joy-Ann “Joy” Reid, wearing red dress, meet with guests at Sacramento’s Evolve the Gallery last month. Reid’s appearance was hosted by the Sacramento Chapter of 100 Black Women Incorporated.
OBSERVER photo by Antonio R. Harvey

Fleet Feet Sports & Salvation Army Put on a Winter Race For Toys

holidayclassicv2-01-process-sc680x330-q90-t1384038053SACRAMENTO – You’ve seen their trucks. Here’s the chance to help fill it up. Sacramento’s Fleet Feet Sports is teaming up with The Salvation Army this week for a good cause. Fleet Feet Sports will host the Eighth Annual Holiday Classic 5K race on Sunday, December 15 to benefit The Salvation Army Toy Drive. Registration takes place at 8:00 a.m. and the race is set to begin at 9:00 a.m. at Sutter’s Landing Park, located at 20 28th Street (28th & A streets, North of railroad tracks).

Fleet Feet Sports & Salvation Army Put on a Winter Race For Toys

holidayclassicv2-01-process-sc680x330-q90-t1384038053SACRAMENTO – You’ve seen their trucks. Here’s the chance to help fill it up. Sacramento’s Fleet Feet Sports is teaming up with The Salvation Army this week for a good cause. Fleet Feet Sports will host the Eighth Annual Holiday Classic 5K race on Sunday, December 15 to benefit The Salvation Army Toy Drive. Registration takes place at 8:00 a.m. and the race is set to begin at 9:00 a.m. at Sutter’s Landing Park, located at 20 28th Street (28th & A streets, North of railroad tracks).

PART ONE: Kings’ Abdur-Rahim Had GM Qualities Before Retiring As NBA Player

Shareef Abdur-Rahim has multiple duties with the Sacramento Kings, including as the D-League's General Manager of the Reno Bighorns. Inset: Kings General Manager Pete D'Alessandro said Abdur-Rahim was high on his list to join him on his staff had he took the GM job for the Denver Nuggets. OBSERVER Photos by Antonio R. Harvey

Shareef Abdur-Rahim has multiple duties with the Sacramento Kings, including as the D-League’s General Manager of the Reno Bighorns.
Inset: Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro said Abdur-Rahim was high on his list to join him on his staff had he took the GM job for the Denver Nuggets.
OBSERVER Photos by Antonio R. Harvey

Spelman Wellness Shifts Ground in 2014

Sixty two years ago, one of the many dreams of Sophia B. Packard and Harriet E. Giles came to fruition when Read Hall was completed under the leadership of Florence M. Read, the College’s fourth president. “It marked the fulfillment of a dream seventy years old, because even Miss Giles held in her heart the […]