Celebrate 19th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” this Saturday

(SACRAMENTO) – Individuals and families looking to get out and do something this weekend can take advantage of the 19th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on Saturday, February 4. With 26 museums and local destinations participating, the 2017 Sacramento Museum Day is presented by Sutter Health and Bank of America. Participating local museums will offer free […]

Sac State Commemorates Black History Month“Affirming the Dream: Our Hope and Our Legacy”

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento State is opening its arms to the surrounding community, and to other area colleges and universities, for its 2017 commemoration of Black History Month. Under the theme “Affirming the Dream: Our Hope and Our Legacy,” the University also will commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., offering a bustle of […]

Metro Chamber hosts Annual Business Awards Dinner

(SACRAMENTO) The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Business Awards dinner on Friday, January 27. The black-tie dinner is in its 122nd year and will be held in the Hyatt Regency’s Grand Ballroom. This year’s honorees include former Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, who will receive the Sacramentan of the Year Award and Chet […]

African American Organizations to Honor Newly Appointed Executive Director of the California League of Cities

(SACRAMENTO) – The newly appointed Executive Director of the League of California Cities will be honored by a number of statewide African American organizations Thursday evening in Sacramento. Carolyn Coleman, the first Black woman to serve in the role for the League of California Cities, will be honored at Cafeteria 15L in Downtown Sacramento from […]

IndiviZible Speaker Series to Feature Best Selling Author Terry McMillan

(OAK PARK) – Last but not least. The Indivizible Speakers Series comes to a close on Thursday, December 8 with its year-end installment featuring best selling author, Terry McMillan. The event, led by Mayor Kevin Johnson, is set to run from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Guild Theater, located at 2828 35th Street. Ms. McMillan was […]

SBCC Foundation Hosts 31st Annual Installation & Business Gala

(SACRAMENTO) – The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation is scheduled to host its 31st Annual Installation and Business Awards Gala on Friday, December 9. The event is to be held at the Doubletree Hotel, located at 2001 Point West Way, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The theme of this year’s gala is “Progressing Through […]

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, […]