U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday in the Oval Office.
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday in the Oval Office. Olivier Douliery Abaca Press
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday in the Oval Office. Olivier Douliery Abaca Press
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

Donald Trump gets only one chance to prove he’s not racist

November 11, 2016 03:44 PM

UPDATED November 13, 2016 10:00 PM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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