Second Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Black Book Fair (SBBF) needs book lovers and civic-minded folks to assist in making the second annual event of its kind in this region a stellar success. This event will be held June 5-7. Many volunteer positions are available. Those interested in volunteering can visit www.sacramentoblackbookfair.com and download the Volunteer Packet […]

44th Annual Black Family at UC Davis

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DAVIS – The Black students of UC Davis want the community to know that Black lives have always mattered and continue a 44-year tradition of highlighting that fact with an on-campus celebration that welcomes the community. The 44th Annual Black Family Day will be held on Saturday, May 16 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. […]

Kids Fun Days

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The weather’s warming up and it’s time for some fun in the sun. Mario B Productions presents “Kids Fun Days” May 16-17. The event will be held both Saturday and Sunday at 3801 Florin Road. The excitement begins on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. “Kids Fun Day” features jump houses, face painting, raffle […]

An Evening with Dr. Cornel West

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The prominent and provocative Dr. Cornel West is set to speak at UC Davis’ Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, May 30. “An Evening with Dr. Cornel West” will be presented in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the university’s Cross Cultural Center and is part of the Jackson Hall Speakers Series. The […]

Today is a BIG Day of Giving for Sacramento Area Non-Profits

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Something ‘BIG’ is happening and the community is set to benefit. Hundred of local non-profit organizations are looking to get a much needed financial shot in the arm as they participate in the BIG Day of Giving on Tuesday, May 5. The BIG Day of Giving is a 24-hour online giving challenge. The goal is […]

Locals Working to Bring the Film Industry to the Sacramento Region

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ROSEVILLE – Sacramento may never replace Hollywood. But local filmmakers believe that the north state has a role to play in future of California’s film industry. And that future starts today. RELLIK, a new crime thriller features local talent both in front of and behind the camera and is being filmed at various locations throughout […]

Genesis Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 25 Years

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MEADOWVIEW – Genesis Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 25th anniversary April 25-26, marking more than two decades of faith, family, empowerment and service. Genesis was started on April 1, 1990 and was led by the late Dr. Robert Porter and Elder Hazel R. Porter. The church, now led by their sons, Dr. Tecoy Porter, […]

Rancho Cordova & Elk Grove Plan to Launch One-Day Permit Program dubbed Permit Simplicity

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Sacramento – The cities of Rancho Cordova and Elk Grove will be the first agencies in California to launch a pilot program designed to streamline permitting process for tenant improvement projects to one day.  The program is based upon a successful working model from the City of Phoenix. Working with Region Builders, an association whose […]

CA Black Chamber Announces African American Leadership “Economic Issues Forum”

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SACRAMENTO – The California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation (CBCCF) announces its African American Leadership “Economic Issues Forum” organized to address social, civic and economic disparities and solutions within the African American community. In conjunction with and the California Legislative Black Caucus, the Chamber Foundation hosts two days of dialogue, creating aggressive strategy to improve […]

Meeting to discuss the disproportionate Black child deaths postponed

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SACRAMENTO – Black children’s lives matter. A Blue Ribbon Commission on Disproportionate African American Child Deaths was scheduled to present its plan to address the issue before the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, April 7, but the discussion has been postponed. The new date has been announced as Tuesday, April 14. The Blue […]