ESPN Puts Sacramento Documentary Premiere On Hold

SACRAMENTO — The long-awaited chronicles of how a mid-size city on the west coast saved its only professional sports team will be held up just a little bit longer. Sports Illustrated (SI) reported Oct. 12, that ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary of how the Sacramento Kings were able to remain in the city has been […]

Berry Accius Off To ‘Justice Or Else’ March

SACRAMENTO — Berry Accius, the founder and CEO of Sacramento’s Voice of the Youth, has been involved in many significant, yet controversial causes that impact the Black community on the local, state and national level. Whether it was the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida, the strangling of Eric Garner in New York, or […]

Marion Jones To Speak At Next IndiviZible Meeting

OAK PARK — She may have fallen from grace, but former track and field star Marion Jones is still active as a proud mother, inspirational public speaker, and author. Ms. Jones will also be IndiviZible’s next guest for its Speaker Series. The discussion between Ms. Jones, 39, and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, will run from […]

Kings Look Forward To Working With New Surroundings

NORTH NATOMAS — Every year, since 2006, the administrators of the Sacramento Kings have repeatedly opened up training camp saying that significant changes in the roster were done during the off-season. On Monday, the Kings, once again, reiterated those same sentiments to start the 2015-2016 campaign at the Practice Facility. But this time, despite a […]

Kinfolks Foundation hosts Soul Food Festival

ELVERTA — The Kinfolks Foundation Inc. is doing it again for Sacramento, but this time around the “Soul Food Festival” will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Gibson Ranch Park in Elverta. Rain or shine, the festival will roll on with famed R&B acts Bobby Brown, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Freddie Jackson, Monica, and Loose Ends. […]

Comedian Tony Roberts Scheduled To Perform To Support Local Urban League

NORTH SACRAMENTO – He has appeared on BET, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam and Comedy Central among other shows. But comedian Tony T. Roberts will take a smaller stage with a microphne and perform at a fundraiser for a local organization that’s dear to his heart. Roberts will headline the Greater Sacramento Urban League’s “Dinner […]

Oak Park Pastor Leaves Country To Be With Hero Son

OAK PARK – Shiloh Baptist Church’s Rev. Anthony Sadler Sr. left the country to meet up with his international-hero son, Anthony Sadler Jr., who helped thwart an aledged gunman’s attack on a high-speed train in Belgium. Sadler, a student at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State University), Alek Skarlatos, a member of the National Guard, […]

‘My Children! My Africa!’ Offers Apartheid Insight

East Sacramento — South African playwright Athol Fugard’s “My Children! My Africa!” is a challenging script that demands the stage actors to have near-complete control of the English language as well as a full understanding of the fallout from political unrest. The physical and mental substances needed for performing in this masterpiece can clearly drain […]

Whispers To Perform at North Sac Area Festival

NORTH SACRAMENTO – The Third Annual Multi Cultural Festival in Hagginwood Park will feature the fabulous Whispers. The free festival, hosted by City Councilman and Vice Mayor Allen Wayne Warren’s District 2, is set for 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22. One of R&B music’s most beloved and consistently popular vocal groups, The […]

‘Scrappy’ Student Seeks Support For College

OAK PARK — Dominique “Dom” Donette has lived a unique life: she was born in a federal penitentiary, raised on the streets of Oak Park, attended 26 different schools, socially advocated for victims of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast states, and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. And she is just getting […]