Michael Brown Sr. To Speak at Sac State

SACRAMENTO – Michael Brown Sr., father of a Black teen shot by police in Ferguson, Mo., is set to lecture at Sacramento State at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 20. Now an activist, Michael Brown Sr. will deliver a lecture titled “Chosen for Change – A Father’s Perspective.” Brown Sr. is the father of Michael […]

The blacker the berry, the sweeter the experience

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Local artist Delgreta Brown invites the community to come out and see her new art show, “Plum.” Brown will host a “Lunch With The Artist” session on Wednesday, October 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Del Paso Works Building, 1001 Del Paso Boulevard. Event is BYOL (Bring Your Own […]

Black Panther Party’s Elaine Brown Scheduled To Speak At IndiviZible

SACRAMENTO — IndiviZible will have a special presentation in the honor of the 50th year anniversary of the Black Panther Party on Oct. 17 at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The program runs from 6:00 pm. to 7:30 p.m. From 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., a Huey P. Newton House Dedication will be held […]

“Grandmothers on the Battlefield” to discuss issues facing today’s youth

SACRAMENTO – Calling concerned grandmothers, mothers, fathers, and all that are worried about youth of color. Members of the community are urged to attend Grandmothers On The Battlefield, on Saturday, October 8 at the Fruitridge Community Center, 4000 Fruitridge Road, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. This is a very informative event on issues facing […]

U-CAN to Hold 17th Annual Historically Black College & University Recruitment Fair

SACRAMENTO – The United College Action Network, Inc. wants local students to know that higher education is possible and invites them to attend its 17th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Recruitment Fair on Saturday, September 17. The local recruitment fair will take place at Kennedy High School, located at 6715 Gloria Drive from 8:30 […]

“Swing fore! Education” Golf Tournament Tees off Sept. 9

SACRAMENTO – There is still plenty of time to join and play in the “2016 Swing fore! Education” golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 9, at Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course. The Swing Fore Education golf tournament benefits college scholarships for deserving high school graduates and for students currently attending college. After playing you’ll enjoy a buffet […]

Indivizible Speaker Series Features Local Entrepreneurs

OAK PARK – Two local entrepreneurs, Tre Borden and Chris Johnson, will be the guest speakers for this month’s installment of Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Indivizible Speakers Series. The next segment is scheduled for Monday, August 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Guild Theater, 2828 35th Street. Borden, a Yale graduate and placemaking consultant and producer, […]

Northern District Baptist Association to Host Numerous Sacramento Events

(SACRAMENTO) – The Northern District Baptist Association and its local members invite the community to attend a number of events they’ve planned during the month of August. On Friday, August 12, there will be a Northern District Deacons Training at 6:00 p.m. at Greater Hill Zion Missionary Baptist Church. For more information, contact Jethro Jackson […]

#SchoolsNotPrisions Tour Kicks off at Sacramento City College

SACRAMENTO- Music artists are often at the forefront of the push for social change. Ty Dolla $ign helps kick off the #SchoolsNotPrisons tour on Saturday, August 6 at Sacramento City College. #SchoolsNotPrisons is a public education campaign by Californians for Safety and Justice that is raising awareness about who California sends to prison, the cost […]

Black Women’s Health and Wellness Conference “A Healthier You! A Healthier Me! A Healthier We!”

SACRAMENTO – The wellbeing of African American women takes center stage on Saturday, August 6 as local leaders join to present their first Black Women’s Health and Wellness Conference. The Encouraging Life Organization, in partnership with the Juliete Health Organization, will host the event at UC Davis’ Education Building, located in Sacramento at 4810 X […]