The Orion

The Democratic Party has not helped black people

A young black girl voting on election day
Getty Images photo by adamkaz

Justin Jackson

November 7, 2018

The Democratic Party has failed the black community.As early as the 1930s, Democrats have had a solid hold on the black vote, but what has it done? Violent crime is still rampant in major black cities, black people have the highest out-of-wedlock birth rate compared to other ethnic groups. Black people di...

California Senate candidate does some last minute campaigning

Phillip Kim campaigning at the Chico Certified Farmers Market Photo credit: Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson

November 4, 2018

Democratic candidate, Phillip Kim, was finishing up last minute campaigning, on Saturday, at Chico Certified Farmers Market.Kim is running for the California State Senate for District 4 against incumbent, Jim Nielsen.On the last weekend before the midterms, he wanted to talk to voters about Medicare f...

Chico Make a Difference Day volunteers to make a better community

(Left to Right)
Gillian Sammis
Alexandra Wynter 
Rosa-Lee Jimenez Photo credit: Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson

October 28, 2018

People around Chico gathered Saturday to do their part to make a difference in the community. Chico Make a Difference Day is a day of service where community organizations, as well as students from Butte College and Chico State, come together for a common cause. Volunteers go help out at the Bidwell ...

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