<![CDATA[Erika D. Smith: Opinion Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/ en-us Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:20:32 PST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:20:32 PST Erika D. Smith 60 webmaster@sacbee.com The system keeps failing mentally ill black men. Stevante Clark is just the latest example http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article209431619.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:31:53 PDT

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After Stephon Clark, Sacramento got a lot right. Here's where things can still go wrong http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article208083289.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 04:45:00 PDT

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Want justice for Stephon Clark? Anger alone isn't the way to do it http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article207101079.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:30:00 PDT

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If he weren’t blind, he would’ve lost his apartment. What's that say about California values? http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article204804454.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 25 Mar 2018 06:30:00 PDT

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Mad about Stephon Clark protesters shutting down the Kings and I-5? Check your privilege http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article206567754.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:42:00 PDT

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Homeless people need jobs and housing. Here’s how Sacramento is doing both at the same time http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/california-forum/article205423214.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:00:00 PDT

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How long will Sacramento let homeless people use the city like a toilet? http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article203780549.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2018 04:55:00 PST

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A fitting tribute for Tower Records’ Russ Solomon? This artist has the perfect idea http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article204244469.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2018 07:00:00 PST

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Care about Sacramento? This is why we can’t let the homeless-hating NIMBYs win http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article202741079.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:53:32 PST

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Is Sacramento creating a cannabis district off Power Inn Road? http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article200992049.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PST

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As an unapologetically black Californian, here’s #WhatBlackPantherMeansToMe http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article200444224.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PST

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Unsure about rent control? Here’s another way to protect California tenants http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article197736234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:19:56 PST

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First, we came for sexists. Now, we come for racists http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article195632069.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:40:10 PST

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If not rent control, then what? California renters can’t afford to wait http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article194389979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:23:08 PST

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President Oprah? It’s time to talk about the right role for billionaires in politics http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article193665424.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:48:27 PST

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California had a TV ad that promoted drug use? It’s Reefer Madness! http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article193302749.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:03:42 PST

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Why Jeff Sessions’ deplorable new war on marijuana will fail: It’s all about money http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article193165194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Jan 2018 09:38:43 PST

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Net neutrality is on its way out. But that might not be so bad for Sacramento http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article188814724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:16:00 PST

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The drug war destroyed black neighborhoods. This Sacramento weed policy could help http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article186423323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 03:44:00 PST

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The secret to bringing homeless people in from the cold? Just ask Sister Libby http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article185956923.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 03:55:00 PST

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Forget the GOP tax plan. Stockton has a real solution for poverty – free money http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article185683993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:39:36 PST

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Are all men really pigs? Or does it just seem that way lately? http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article185248823.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:17:46 PST

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'Every time the sheriff gets on the news, he talks about me,' Black Lives Matter leader says http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article181187731.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 20:23:19 PDT http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article181187731.html She might not be the leader Sacramento wants, but she’s the leader Sacramento needs http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article181186026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 05:15:00 PDT

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Kevin de León might not win, but it’s hard to blame him for challenging Dianne Feinstein http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/california-forum/article178612101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 05:25:00 PDT

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What will it take for homeless people to get a toilet in Sacramento? Oh, just a deadly virus http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article177720121.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 05:00:00 PDT

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Ban cars that run on gas? That’s just crazy, California! http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article176136686.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:53:37 PDT

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Transgender kids have a lot to be thankful for – but mostly the California Legislature http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article174266596.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:41:41 PDT

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The Legislature did its part to fix Sacramento’s housing crisis. Now it’s your turn, Bay Area refugees http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article174139716.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:58:36 PDT

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With art, everybody’s a critic – and that’s exactly what Sacramento needs http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article173645996.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:14:00 PDT

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