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 […]

Birthday Celebration to Raise Funds for Local Ministry

SOUTH SACRAMENTO – Local minister and attorney Don F. Harris has made it his life’s work to give back so it’s no surprise that his birthday celebration is doubling as a fundraiser for his church. Harris is the founder and Ministry Leader of Safehaven Ministries of Sacramento, Inc. The fundraiser, titled “Seasoned with Life,” is […]

Veterans & Active Duty Military Get Free Access to State Parks on Veterans Day

SACRAMENTO – For the first time in California, veterans and active duty military personnel are eligible for free day-use access to California’s state parks on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11. This new benefit was established January 1, 2014 by California State Parks Foundation-supported legislation Assembly Bill 150, authored by Assemblymember Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) and signed […]

Sacramento NAACP To Hold Election of Officers

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SACRAMENTO – The local chapter of the Sacramento NAACP will hold election of officers on Nov. 8 in Oak Park, said the branch’s secretary Aliane Murphy-Hasan. The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the AKA House. Polls open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to […]

The Sojourner Truth African American Museum Hosts “A Taste of Tanzanian Food” Fundraiser

SACRAMENTO – A local museum offers the community a taste of culture on a regular basis, so it’s fitting that they’ve chosen “A Taste of Tanzanian Food” as a fundraiser. The Sojourner Truth African American Museum will host the fundraiser on Saturday, November 15 and is asking for the local community’s help to make the […]