Best Selling Author Holds Book Signing for Newest Work, “What’s Done After Dark”

SACRAMENTO – Should one night of passion jeopardize a lifetime of friendship? You’ll have to read all about it in “What’s Done In The Dark,” the latest novel by national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley. The book came out through Gallery Books on July 15. Billingsley will tour the country discussing the new works and […]

Local Show Hosts National Film Makers: Fraser Kershaw & Doug Clevenger

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SACRAMENTO- A pair of filmmakers have chosen California’s capital to showcase and preview a portion of their new film regarding the world water crisis. Water Works’ Fraser Kershaw and National Geographic’s Doug Clevenger will visit Sacramento Film Works at the Coloma Center, 4623 T Street, on Saturday, July 19. Kershaw and Clevenger are fighting the […]

Judge Rules Against California Death Penalty. CA NAACP Applauds Decision

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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional. The ruling Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney follows a similar ruling in Northern California that has kept the death penalty on hold in California for years. Ruling in the case of a prisoner who was condemned […]

African American Women’s Health Legacy Program Hosts Annual R. Kelley Farm Tour & Picnic

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SACRAMENTO – A local organization is inviting members of the public to get on the bus–the destination, healthier living. The African American Women’s Health Legacy (AAWHL) Program hosts its Annual R. Kelley Farm Tour and Picnic on Saturday, August 2 and is now taking signups for those who want to participate. Join AAWHL from 10:00 […]

Thunder Valley Summer Concert Series Features R&B Favorites

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LINCOLN – Music and entertainment fans can hit the jackpot with a stellar lineup of shows set for the coming months at the Thunder Valley Casino and Resort in nearby Lincoln. R&B crooner George Benson is scheduled to appear in concert on Saturday, July 26. Benson’s show is set to begin in the Outdoor Amphitheatre […]

Keep Cool & Save Energy on Hot Summer Days

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SACRAMENTO – Summer’s hot days are here. Plan now for ways to keep your home cool and save money on summer energy bills. The best way to keep your home cool? Don’t let it heat up in the first place. There are many measures out there that can deliver immediate savings: Door stripping, black-out curtains, […]

California State Fair, Thrills for the Entire Family

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SACRAMENTO – The California State Fair has returned to the capital city this week, bringing with it thrills for the entire family. The State Fair runs at Cal Expo July 11-27. The theme of this year’s Fair is “It’s The Best.” Organizers, concessionaires, vendors and exhibitors, plan to do their best to entertain thousands of […]

Celebrate All Things Hip-Hop at The Crocker Art Museum

SACRAMENTO – The Crocker Art Museum is mixing it up. The downtown museum explores the art of hip-hop music with its Art Mix/Hip Hop event set for Thursday, July 10 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. It’s a night of samples, mash-ups, and mad rhymes as Art Mix celebrates all things Hip-Hop. Enjoy a live performance […]

Volunteers Needed for State Fair Exhibit Honoring Legendary African American Frontiersman

SACRMENTO – Volunteers are needed to staff the James P. Beckwourth Exhibit which runs at the California State Fair July 11-July 27. James P. Beckwourth was a legendary African American frontiersman who participated in some of the most significant and exciting events in the 19th Century American history including the fur trade of the Far […]

NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock to Address First Open Public Meeting of NAACP Annual Convention

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LAS VEGAS – NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock will address the 105th NAACP Annual Convention at the first Open Public Mass Meeting on Sunday, July 20. The event is being held in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Convention Center. Ms. Brock will address delegates who represent NAACP branches from across the country. She […]