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Community members reflect on the death of Stephon Clark one year later – March 18 marks one year since Stephon Clark, an unarmed 22-year-old, was shot and killed by two Sacramento Police officers in his grandmother's backyard. Clark’s death reached national attention, sparking a series of protests that lasted months and prompting changes to California law and local police policy. Community members remembered Clark during a "Legacy Week" in the Meadowview neighborhood on the city’s south side where Clark grew up. Stevante Clark, Stephon's brother, says his family still mourns over the loss. However, he recognizes that there has been change as a result of his brother’s killing. “We notice the passing of the body camera and the foot pursuit policies,” Stevante explained. "...but I think there’s a lot more work to be done.” (Giacomo Luca, ABC10)
'We're all human beings': Folsom shows solidarity for local mosque following NZ attack – After last week's terrorist attack at New Zealand that killed 50 people, some people in Folsom have gone out of their way to show the Muslim community that they stand in solidarity with them. Zaid Ahkter, a member of the Muslim Community of Folsom mosque, told ABC10 they've received dozens of flowers, letters, cards, emails, and messages on social media from Folsom residents. Ahkter shared one of the messages he received that said, "Folsom celebrates the beauty in Islam, as Muslims celebrate the beauty in Folsom." While Ahkter is grateful for his community's response to the tragedy in New Zealand, he knows there's still a long way to go before everyone is as accepting and tolerant as those who reached out to him. (Daniela Pardo, ABC10)
For African Americans, family history before 1870 is blurry. This church is hoping to help clear that up. – Karen Massie put her eyes on the bill of sale for one of her relatives when he was a slave in the 1800's. "Anthony Mack, which was my forebearer, was 17 years old, 5'3," Massie said as she read the paperwork at a local Family History Center. "I've been able to get back to 1803." Finding that type of information in the early 19th Century is pretty much unheard of, because most family searches for African Americans hit a brick wall in 1870. That's the year that there was the first federal census after the Civil War. It's also the first time every black person was included in a census. There has been a recent push to find out where you come from with the growing interest in companies like Ancestry.com or 23 And Me. But as we found out, there's one church that's been helping people connect with their history for decades — the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (Keristen Holmes, ABC10)
Another blood pressure medicine recalled... And, yes, it's because of a potentially cancer-causing impurity. It's the latest in a series of recalls since last July, and at least the sixth recall since February 22. The nationwide recall involves 40 repackaged lots of Losartan Tablets USP 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg, and three prepackaged lots of Losartan Tablets USP 50mg.
The Warriors want to win it all... No, we don't mean the Golden State team. William Jessup men's basketball is the Warriors team we're talking about. The No. 4 ranked Rocklin school's hoop team is headed to the NAIA National Championships Tournament. Bring home the title, Warriors!