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 […]

Sacramento Celebrates Black History Month – Calendar of Events

SACRAMENTO – The story of how African Americans have impacted the region, and the world, cannot be told in 28 or 29 days, but Black History Month provides the opportunity to shine the light on those achievements and contributions. Sacramento will join cities across the county next week in celebrating February as Black History Month […]

Kickoff for local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

DEL PASO HEIGHTS – Sacramento-area dignitaries will be on hand at Grant Union High School on Saturday, January 30 to celebrate the kickoff of the local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that provides free tax help for qualifying residents. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the school’s auditorium, 1400 Grand Avenue, speakers will address the […]

Local Non-Profit Adopts 12 Families Dealing with AIDS

(SACRAMENTO) – The local non-profit organization,”The Gardens” has adopted 12 families for the Christmas holidays. Within these families, there is at least one person, affected or infected by the AIDS virus. Executive Director Ronald King is asking for help from the community, and shares that there are 18 children within this group. “One family, we […]

Covered California Extends Enrollment Deadline for Jan 1 Coverage

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Due to very high demand for health insurance through Covered California, the deadline to enroll for coverage starting Jan. 1 will be extended until Dec. 17 to accommodate the surge in interest. The Service Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 16 and Dec. 17. “The […]