AAA offering free rides home on New Years Eve

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EMERYVILLE – Ringing in the New Year should not include a visit to the hospital or behind bars for drunk driving. If you’ve been drinking during end of the year celebrations, AAA Northern California will take you and your car home for free. AAA’s Tipsy Tow program is open to everyone. You do not need […]

Margagret Fortune to speak at Black Parallel School Board Meeting

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SACRAMENTO – All parents, guardians and students of the community are invited to attend the next Black Parallel School Board Meeting on Saturday, January 3. The meeting is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Oak Park United Methodist Church, located at 3600 Broadway. This month’s meeting will feature a presentation by Margaret Fortune, […]

Sacramento Area Kwanzaa Events

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SACRAMENTO – Local African Americans are joining others across the globe in observing Kwanzaa this year with a number of events that are free and open to the community to attend. Friday, December 26, 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.– Activities kick off on the first day of Kwanzaa with a Capital Pan-African Umoja Celebration at […]

Center of Praise Ministries Presents Free Christmas Eve Concert

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SACRAMENTO – Center of Praise Ministries presents a free Christmas Eve concert on Wednesday, December 24. The show features special guests, the Asante Children’s Choir from East Africa and includes appearance by gospel recording artist Cedric Coward. There will be two performances, one at 3 p.m. and another at 7 p.m. Space is limited, those […]

Brickhouse Art Gallery to Hosts Fourth Annual Holiday Gift Expo

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SACRAMENTO – Whether Christmas is your favorite holiday or you’d rather celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa, the Nubian Crafters of Sacramento say they’ve got you covered. The organization of crafters and vendors are inviting holiday shoppers to make its Fourth Annual Holiday Gift Expo one of their stops on Saturday, December 13. The Holiday […]

Local NAACP Rally Calls for Equal Protection Under the Law

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SACRAMENTO – In response to several national incidents regarding African Americans killed at the hands of White law enforcement officers and that none have been held accountable for those deaths, the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is holding a Rally For Justice on Saturday, December 13 from […]

Political Activist Angela Davis Speaks in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – Angela Davis still commands attention. The outspoken political activist has sold out an area appearance. Ms. Davis will speak locally on Friday, December 5 as part of the Bob & Dorrie Moon Lecture Series, hosted by the St.Mark’s United Methodist Church. The Moon Lecture Series showcases contemporary insights from dynamic speakers and progressive […]

SBCC 29th Annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation invites the community to attend its 29th Annual Installation and Business Awards dinner on December 4. The event is set to be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Downtown Sacramento from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The theme of this year’s event is “The Power of […]

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 […]