Genesis Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 25 Years

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MEADOWVIEW – Genesis Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 25th anniversary April 25-26, marking more than two decades of faith, family, empowerment and service. Genesis was started on April 1, 1990 and was led by the late Dr. Robert Porter and Elder Hazel R. Porter. The church, now led by their sons, Dr. Tecoy Porter, […]

CA Black Chamber Announces African American Leadership “Economic Issues Forum”

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SACRAMENTO – The California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation (CBCCF) announces its African American Leadership “Economic Issues Forum” organized to address social, civic and economic disparities and solutions within the African American community. In conjunction with and the California Legislative Black Caucus, the Chamber Foundation hosts two days of dialogue, creating aggressive strategy to improve […]

Easter events planned throughout Sacramento

Sacramento comes alive with the spirit of Easter as churches and community-based organizations host events and activities for the holiday. Below is a brief list of local events. The largest egg hunt in the world is about to hit the State Capitol on Saturday, April 4 and Blue Heart International wants you to be a […]

Kings Announce “Playing to Win” Documentary to Premiere April 29

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SACRAMENTO – Today, Trojan Horse Productions and Franklin Pictures announced that the world premiere of “Playing to Win: A Relentless Pursuit to Save a Team” will take place on the evening of Wednesday, April 29th at The Esquire IMAX Theatre in downtown Sacramento. The film will premiere as part of the Sacramento International Film Festival. […]

New Faze Development hosts Spring Fling to highlight Renaissance Park Development

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – New Faze Development invites the public out to see its latest project, Renaissance Park. The development firm, led by President Mark T. Harris, hosts its Spring Fling event on Saturday, March 28. The free community event is scheduled to run from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Winner’s Circle Park, located at […]

Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at Indivizible

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OAK PARK — IndiviZible’s Speaker Series welcomes former U.S. Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr., as its guest on Wednesday, March 25, at the Guild Theatre in Oak Park. Sacramento Mayor will conduct a 0ne-on-one, talk show format with Young. Ticket prices for this event varies up to $20 and runs from 6:00 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. […]

African American Women’s Health Legacy Hosts Empowerment Celebration

OAK PARK – The African American Women’s Health Legacy is hosting its inaugural Empowerment Celebration on Thursday, March 19. The celebration will showcase exceptional organizations that are positively impacting the entire community by empowering women of color. Honorees will be recognized for their accomplishments in a special presentation led by California State Senator Dr. Richard […]

Forum on Community Policing, Incarceration & the Judicial System to be held in Davis

DAVIS – The Mary L. Stephens Davis branch of the Yolo County Library will host a Community Safety Forum on March 12, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., in the Blanchard Room. The forum’s topic is, Community Policing, Incarceration and the Judicial System: How are we Ensuring Equitable Law Enforcement Practices in the Community to Promote Mutual […]

“Musical Threads,” Honoring Music & Musicians of the African Diaspora

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SACRAMENTO – Fiber Art Masters presents: “Musical Threads,” Honoring Music and Musicians of the African Diaspora at Underground Books March 7-28. Underground Books is located at 2814 35th Street. The exhibit will be open Tuesday – Saturday. “Musical Threads” and all related events are free and open to the public. On Saturday, March 7, the […]

Harvard Professor & Writer Carolivia Herron Discusses “Nappy Hair”

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SACRAMENTO – She helped countless children feel good about themselves from head to toe as the author of the book, “Nappy Hair.” Harvard professor and writer Carolivia Herron will speak at Sacramento State’s University Union on Thursday, March 5 as part of Women’s History Month. The event, scheduled to run 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., is […]