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New Organization Working For Equity In Sacramento African-American Neighborhoods

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Activists hand out Build. Black. shirts in front of City Hall before a community forum on the shooting of Stephon Clark March 27, 2018.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

As more people began questioning why Stephon Clark was shot at 20 times in his grandmother's backyard, faith leaders and community organizers worked to keep Sacramento peaceful during sustained protests.

Those efforts have led to a new city-wide organization, the Build. Black. Coalition. Cassandra Jennings, head of the Greater Sacramento Urban League, and Pastor Les Simmons from the South Sacramento Christian Church talk about these efforts and what they will try to accomplish.

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