Brickhouse Art Gallery to Hosts Fourth Annual Holiday Gift Expo

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SACRAMENTO – Whether Christmas is your favorite holiday or you’d rather celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa, the Nubian Crafters of Sacramento say they’ve got you covered. The organization of crafters and vendors are inviting holiday shoppers to make its Fourth Annual Holiday Gift Expo one of their stops on Saturday, December 13. The Holiday […]

Local NAACP Rally Calls for Equal Protection Under the Law

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SACRAMENTO – In response to several national incidents regarding African Americans killed at the hands of White law enforcement officers and that none have been held accountable for those deaths, the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is holding a Rally For Justice on Saturday, December 13 from […]

Political Activist Angela Davis Speaks in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – Angela Davis still commands attention. The outspoken political activist has sold out an area appearance. Ms. Davis will speak locally on Friday, December 5 as part of the Bob & Dorrie Moon Lecture Series, hosted by the St.Mark’s United Methodist Church. The Moon Lecture Series showcases contemporary insights from dynamic speakers and progressive […]

SBCC 29th Annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation invites the community to attend its 29th Annual Installation and Business Awards dinner on December 4. The event is set to be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Downtown Sacramento from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The theme of this year’s event is “The Power of […]

Community Organizations & City Leaders Host Bridge Building Forum #3

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Mayor Kevin Johnson, Councilmember Allen Warren, and Councilmember Elect Rick Jennings have convened a series of community forums in response to the Ferguson event to proactively improve community relations in Sacramento. The next installment, the third in the series, has been […]

Barnes & Noble Hosts Book Signing for “Introspection”

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NATOMAS – Natomas Barnes and Noble to host a public book signing Saturday, November 22 featuring Fresno author, magazine publisher and business owner, Reginia (Regana) McKinney-McGee, as she signs her first book titled “Introspection.” “Introspection” is the poignant story of a struggle between morality and retribution as a woman with deep secrets embarks on a […]

Women of Color Making Connections Event To Be Held at Brickhouse Gallery

SACRAMENTO – Area women are being invited to explore and celebrate the common bonds they share at a Women of Color Making Connections session scheduled for Thursday, November 20. The event is set to run 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Brickhouse Gallery and Art Complex, 2837 36th Street. Women of Color Making Connections is all about […]

Sacramento Hunger Coalition Invites You to Take on the 2014 CalFresh Challenge

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SACRAMENTO – In an effort to raise community awareness and ignite action to combat the growing reality of wide-spread hunger in the Sacramento region, the Sacramento Hunger Coalition is encouraging everyone take the 2014 CalFresh Challenge this week, November 17-21, 2014. “Do you think you can eat nutritiously for under $5 per day? This week, […]

“Dancing Masks” Exhibit Remerges for One Day Exhibit

SACRAMENTO – ‘DANCING MASKS’ the extremely successful 2014 exhibit of West African masks re-emerges this year at the Fenix Drum and Dance Studio, located at 2110 Del Paso Boulevard. This one day exhibit on Saturday, November 15 will again feature authentic African masks from the collection of James Albertson and Julia Stagg. The gallery will […]

World Renown Poet, Nikki Giovanni to Speak at Indivizible

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OAK PARK – She’s been ego tripping for three decades and there is a reason. World renown poet Nikki Giovanni is set to speak in Sacramento on Monday, November 17 as part of 2014 Indivizible Speakers Series. She’ll make her appearance at the Guild Theatre, in Oak Park during the organization’s monthly meeting. Ms. Giovanni […]