Progressive activist Shaun King speaks in support of Sacramento DA candidate Noah Phillips last month in Oak Park. King's Real Justice PAC has donated more than $40,000 to Phillips, so far, alongside another $400,000 or so from billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros.
Progressive activist Shaun King speaks in support of Sacramento DA candidate Noah Phillips last month in Oak Park. King's Real Justice PAC has donated more than $40,000 to Phillips, so far, alongside another $400,000 or so from billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Progressive activist Shaun King speaks in support of Sacramento DA candidate Noah Phillips last month in Oak Park. King's Real Justice PAC has donated more than $40,000 to Phillips, so far, alongside another $400,000 or so from billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

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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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