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Marcos Bretón

Marcos Bretón

Connecting the dots on issues, people and news in the Sacramento region

What happens when a white politician tries to lecture black people about their outrage? Take a guess

October 16, 2016 04:00 AM

UPDATED October 18, 2016 07:45 AM

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Hello, my name is Marcos Bretón, and I'm the news columnist with The Sacramento Bee. What’s a columnist supposed to do? I’m supposed to make you think, make you laugh, make you mad or make you see an issue in a different way. I also write a weekly baseball column during the baseball season. I am a native of Northern California and the son of Mexican immigrants. I’ve been at The Bee for more than 20 years, and I love Sacramento.

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