Darla Givens & Tia Ewing Join The Salvation Army Women’s Auxilary for Helping Handbags Fundraiser

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SACRAMENTO – When it comes to helping the community, they’ve got it in the “bag.” The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will host the 10th annual Helping Handbags luncheon and auction on Saturday, October 18. The luncheon will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lions Gate McClellan Conference Center-5411 Luce Ave., McClellan. […]

100 Black Men of Sacramento Hosts 17th Annual “Youth & The Law” Forum

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SACRAMENTO – Young people and their interaction with law enforcement has been making national headlines for months. The 100 Black Men of Sacramento has been addressing the issue for years. The organization joins with the Superior Court of Sacramento County to present their 17th Annual “Youth and the Law” Forum on Saturday, October 18. Participants […]

Dr. George C. Fraser Speaks in Sacramento at Indivizible

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SACRAMENTO – He’s the epitome of struggle and success. The Indivizible Speakers Series welcomes Dr. George C. Fraser on Monday, October 20. Fraser will share insights with an audience of members and the community at The Guild Theater from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Fraser is chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc., a company […]

Sacramento Kings Visit the Great Wall of China

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MUTAINYU – Today the Sacramento Kings visited the Great Wall of China’s Mutainyu section. Players, coaches and other team personnel marveled at the world-famous historical landmark and paused to take a group photo as they walked along he iconic Wall. The Sacramento Kings are in China to play two preseason games against the Brooklyn Nets […]

Local Church Holds Prayer Vigil To Raise Awareness & Supplies for Ebola Victims

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SOUTH SARAMENTO – With the death of a Black man in Texas, the ebola crisis in West Africa has hit home. A local church is seeking to raise awareness and supplies for those impacted by the deadly disease. Antioch Progressive Baptist Church will unite with Save More Kids to host a Candlelight Prayer Vigil on […]

Who Wants To Help End Domestic Violence?

SACRAMENTO – Organizers of a local event are seeking a show of ‘hands,’ asking, “who wants to help end domestic violence?” The event, “Hands Down: Anti-Domestic Violence Showcase” is scheduled for Friday, October 10 at the Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex from 8:00-11:50 p.m. The Brickhouse is located in Oak Park at 2837 36th Street. There […]

Guild Theater Hosts Screening of “Freeway: Crack In The System”

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OAK PARK – A premiere screening of the film, “Freeway: Crack In The System” will be shown at the Guild Theater on Saturday, October 11. Hosted by Craig J. Jackson and the 916 Hollywood Initiative, the screening is set for 4-8 p.m. The film tells the true story behind the crack cocaine influx, featuring reformed […]

The Colonel Allensworth 5K Run/Walk for Health

EARLIMART – The historic town of Allensworth was started to help African American settler live better lives. Fast forward a century and African Americans are being invited to help the town continue to thrive as a state historic park. The Colonel Allensworth 5K Run/Walk for Health is set for Saturday, October 11 at 9:00 a.m. […]

Wiley Manuel Bar Association Invites You to “The Unity Bar Dinner”

SACRAMENTO – By nature of what they do, attorneys often have an adversarial relationship, but a local event is bringing area legal eagles together. The Wiley Manuel Bar Association will participate in the upcoming Unity Bar Dinner on Thursday, October 9. It will join members of other local bar associations in hosting the event at […]

Salvation Army Has Openings in Low-Cost Childcare Program

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SACRAMENTO- The Salvation Army of Sacramento County has announced 50 new openings for low-cost childcare at its Early Care and Education Program, located in the Oak Park area (2550 Alhambra Blvd). The new slots were created after The Salvation Army preschool program was awarded California State Preschool Program’s restoration funding in September. “We are excited […]