The Dramatics Are Back… in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – CHLMT Entertainment presents “The Return of the Dramatics” on Thursday, September 11. The Dramatics featuring LJ Reynolds is set to perform live in concert at the Colonial Theater. The old school group was formed in Detroit, Michigan in the 1960s. With a career that spans six decades, the Dramatics are known for their […]

St. Paul Concert Benefits Scholarship Fund

Rev. Ephraim Williams, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, is continuing the legacy left by his late wife, Carrie Sue Williams. The Carrie Sue Williams Scholarship Foundation raises funds for “marginal” students. A benefit concert will be held at the church Sept. 12. Donations are only $10.

OAK PARK — Before Rev. Dr. Ephraim Williams’ wife Ms. Carrie Sue Williams left this life five years ago, she asked her husband of 55 years to carry on a project that she started and is dear to her heart. It was a request Rev. Williams did not refuse. The First Lady of St. Paul […]

Conversation with Top Policy Directors in California

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO – The California Association of African American Advocacy Professionals (CA4P) hosts a “Conversation with the Top Executive Legislative Policy Directors in the State of California” on Wednesday, September 10. The discussion is set to run 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. in the California Chamber of Commerce’s California Room, 1215 K Street, Suite 1400. […]

CAP Annual Gathering: The Challenges & Possibilities for Black Leadership: Politics, Economics, Culture, & Religion

OAK PARK – The local Black community is invited to join a discussion on the “The Challenges & Possibilities for Black Leadership: Politics, Economics, Culture, & Religion.” The topic is the theme of the 12th Annual Convening of the Congress of African Peoples (CAP), being held on Saturday, September 13. The event is set to […]

Twin Rivers to Hold Districtwide Community Forum on Tuberculosis

NORTH SACRAMENTO – As part of ongoing efforts to address the health and well‐being of students, staff, and the community, Twin Rivers Unified School District will host a district-wide community forum on tuberculosis (TB) on Thursday, September 4. The forum will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the District Office, located at 5115 Dudley Boulevard, […]

Multicultural Festival Features Singer, Songwriter Angie Stone

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Singer, songwriter and reality television star Angie Stone is scheduled to perform locally. Stone will be featured at a free Multicultural Festival in Hagginwood Park on Saturday, August 23. The festival, set to run noon to 7:00 p.m., is being presented by District 2 City Councilmember Allen Warren. Warren invites the public […]

A Summer In Love Fashion Show and Event Expo

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SACRAMENTO – It’s summer and it’s getting haute. The A Summer In Love Fashion Show and Event Expo, described by organizers as “the biggest fashion explosion of the summer,” is set for Saturday, August 9. The show will be held at the Red Lion Woodlake Hotel, located at 500 Leisure Lane, in the outdoor courtyard. […]

Crime Victim Funds Leave Black Men Behind

NEW YORK – In the third installment of its investigative series “Life Cycles of Inequity,” Colorlines released today an unprecedented investigation into crime victims funds and how they under-serve those who are among those most likely to be victims of violent crime – young black men. “Criminals, Victims, and the Black Men Left Behind,” authored […]

The Sacramento Banana Festival returns to William Land Park

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Banana Festival returns to William Land Park August 9-10, bringing with it activities that are sure to ap‘peal’ to the entire family. In its fifth year, the Festival will be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and celebrates the cultures of […]

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Community Event Aims To Aid Homeless and Helpless

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SOUTH SACRAMENTO — It’s that time again to give, fellowship, and support the “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is” community service initiative. This year the free event, featuring the World’s Largest Water Balloon Fight, is from noon to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3 at Hampton Park. The participants that value their community are welcomed […]