The Black Truth: Mayoral Town Hall

SACRAMENTO – Whether they’re fully engaged in the political process or new to voting, young people want to know which candidates are most responsive to the issues that impact their communities and their lives. The public is invited to attend “The Black Truth: Mayoral Town Hall” on Wednesday, March 30. The event is set to […]

Easter Events, Activities and Giveaways 2016

EASTER FOOD & BASKET GIVEAWAYS 2016 Organization: Twin Lakes Food Bank Date/Time: Friday, March 25, 2016, 9 am – 11 am Location: 327 Montrose Drive, Folsom, CA 95630 Service Provided: Easter Ham & Children’s Easter Baskets Program- Easter hams for dinner, a bag of trimmings and Easter Baskets filled with goodies for the children 12 […]

Nehemiah receives $50,000 from Wells Fargo to support neighborhood projects

SACRAMENTO – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) donated $50,000 to Nehemiah Community Reinvestment Fund (NCRF), headquartered in Sacramento, CA, as part of a $6 million effort with 69 neighborhood stabilization grants awarded to nonprofits through its 2015 Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Priority Markets Program. The Priority Markets Program provides grants to support large-scale neighborhood […]

Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association presents “Literacy Liberates”

The Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association, a local organization of African American attorneys, presents its Fourth Annual “Literacy Liberates” event on Thursday, March 3. The event is set to run 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Underground Books, located at 2814 35th Street. The event is a Black History Month Celebration and Book Drive for Sacramento’s […]

Basketball Madness has not waited for March

If you love basketball, you are well aware that the madness that usually comes with the start of tournament play came in February of 2016, instead of March.  Maybe it is because this is a “Leap Year”, but whether it is NCAA College or NBA, basketball fans have probably been both spellbound and amazed at […]

Crocker Art Museum hosts Black History Month Celebration: A Free Family Festival

SACRAMENTO – The Crocker Art Museum hosts its Black History Month Celebration: A Free Family Festival this weekend and is urging the whole community to attend. The festival is set to run 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 21. This year, the celebration honors mavericks, innovators, and nightingales. The performance lineup has a […]

BLACK LOVE: It Feels So Good, A Fine Art Exhibition

NORTH SACRAMENTO – What is Black Love? It is the spirit that has kept Black Families together in the United States for the past 500 years. Black Love was present when the enslaved Africans arrived on the shores of the Americas. It is the thread that connects the Great Migration of Blacks to the Northern […]

16th Annual California Rosa Parks Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO – 16th Annual California Rosa Parks Day Celebration is scheduled for Monday, February 8 at the California State Capitol. The late civil rights icon Rosa Parks is known globally for helping to spark change in the Jim Crow South by refusing to relinquish her seat on the bus for a White rider. Her refusal […]

Sacramento Area Black Caucus is offering scholarships

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Area Black Caucus is accepting applications for its Rosenwald “Robbie” Robertson Scholarship. This annual award is made to African American students from the Sacramento area community who meet the standards of academic achievement, community service, and commitment to the African American community exemplified by the life of the late Sacramento City […]

Caron Butler To Share Story With Indivizible On Jan. 31

OAK PARK – To kick off IndiviZible 2016 Speakers Series and first meeting of the year, Sacramento Kings player Caron Butler, will sit down with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, for a discussion on his new book “Tuff Juice.” The discussion will take place, Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The meeting […]