Oakland Raiders Seal First-Winning Record In 14 Years, Face Buffalo Bills On Dec. 4

OAKLAND – It has been a long time since the crowd at Oakland Alameda-County Coliseum has erupted in anticipation of a close victory. But after this Sunday’s game, the Oakland Raiders have nine victories and just two losses in a hard fought victory against the visiting Carolina Panthers. With a 32-32 tie late in the […]

After the 2016 Election: The Way Forward for Black People

The Sacramento Area Black Caucus (SABC) invites the community to attend a dialogue titled, “After the 2016 Election: The Way Forward for Black People,” on Wednesday, November 30. The discussion is scheduled to run 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Women’s Civic Improvement Center’s Netta Sparks Senior Room, located at 3555 3rd Avenue. The SABC […]

100 Black Men of Sacramento Hosts “Youth and the Law Forum”

SACRAMENTO – The 100 Black Men of Sacramento and the Sacramento County Superior Court invite young minority men to the “Youth and the Law Forum” on Saturday, November 12. The annual event, in its 19th year, is being held at the Lorenzo E. Patino Hall of Justice (County Jail and Courthouse complex), 651 I Street. […]

Yvonne LaFargue Greene A Life Well Lived

Yvonne LaFargue Greene was born the first child to Isidore LaFargue and Eugenia Khaten LaFargue on August 6, 1932 in New Orleans, LA. Growing up in the projects of the segregated South and despite her circumstance, Yvonne was a vibrant child with many friends and a zest for life. Reflecting back on her early days, […]

Sacramento Faces Race

SACRAMENTO – Area advocates for equal justice, fairness and access for all are joining to present a series of discussions titled, “Sacramento Faces Race,” to be held October 27-30. The event is in its second year. The theme for 2017 is “Bridging Understanding from the Black-American Experience and Perspective: Encouraging Community to Learn About Racism. […]

Urban League to Host Career Fair in Oak Park

(OAK PARK) – The Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) continues its efforts to help local residents gain employment with a Career Fair on Thursday, October 27. The event is part of the GSUL’s Oak Park Promise Neighborhood effort and will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family […]

Michael Brown Sr. To Speak at Sac State

SACRAMENTO – Michael Brown Sr., father of a Black teen shot by police in Ferguson, Mo., is set to lecture at Sacramento State at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 20. Now an activist, Michael Brown Sr. will deliver a lecture titled “Chosen for Change – A Father’s Perspective.” Brown Sr. is the father of Michael […]

The blacker the berry, the sweeter the experience

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Local artist Delgreta Brown invites the community to come out and see her new art show, “Plum.” Brown will host a “Lunch With The Artist” session on Wednesday, October 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Del Paso Works Building, 1001 Del Paso Boulevard. Event is BYOL (Bring Your Own […]

“Grandmothers on the Battlefield” to discuss issues facing today’s youth

SACRAMENTO – Calling concerned grandmothers, mothers, fathers, and all that are worried about youth of color. Members of the community are urged to attend Grandmothers On The Battlefield, on Saturday, October 8 at the Fruitridge Community Center, 4000 Fruitridge Road, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. This is a very informative event on issues facing […]

U-CAN to Hold 17th Annual Historically Black College & University Recruitment Fair

SACRAMENTO – The United College Action Network, Inc. wants local students to know that higher education is possible and invites them to attend its 17th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Recruitment Fair on Saturday, September 17. The local recruitment fair will take place at Kennedy High School, located at 6715 Gloria Drive from 8:30 […]