Protesters stand outside the office of Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert last week to demand she indict the two Sacramento police officers who killed Stephon Clark.
Protesters stand outside the office of Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert last week to demand she indict the two Sacramento police officers who killed Stephon Clark. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Protesters stand outside the office of Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert last week to demand she indict the two Sacramento police officers who killed Stephon Clark. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

After Stephon Clark, Sacramento got a lot right. Here's where things can still go wrong

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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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