Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs host special screening and discussion of Horror Thriller “Get Out”

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento State University’s UNIQUE Programs presents a special screening of the horror film, “Get Out” on Thursday, April 27. The screening is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom. The free screening will be followed by a panel discussion aimed at providing an understanding of the substance and content […]

Third Annual Community Read-In Project needs volunteer readers

In an effort to spread the joy of reading, the organizers of the Fourth Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair are hosting a number of community read-in sessions. Organizers are seeking volunteer community readers as they continue their Third Annual Community Read-In Project leading up to the Black Book Fair. Readers are being called on to […]

NAACP 35th Annual Prayer Breakfast

SACRAMENTO – The Greater Sacramento National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) celebrates its 35th Annual Prayer Breakfast on Friday, April 14. The prayer breakfast is scheduled to run 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, located at 2001 Point West Way. This year’s theme is “Achieving Health Equity and Commitment to […]

Second Annual African American Non-profit Convening

SACRAMENTO – Organizations founded and operated by African Americans play a vital role in the life of our communities. A local group, the Black United Fund of Sacramento Valley, Inc. seeks to help strengthen area non-profits and will host its Second Annual African American Nonprofit Convening on Saturday, March 18. The event will be held […]

Delta Days in Sacramento March 24-27, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites members and supporters to join them in standing up and speaking up as its hosts Delta Days in Sacramento March 24-27. Delta Days in Sacramento is an annual legislative conference to increase members’ involvement in regional public policy-making. The conference, in its […]

Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum promotes the awareness of traditional pregnancy and childbirth practices

Local Black artists are responding to the Black infant death crisis in Sacramento with an art and culture talk set for 12 noon on Saturday, March 11. Shonna McDaniels, director of the Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum and curator Ronn Cook will host a public forum at the museum, located at 2251 Florin Road. Organizers […]

12th Annual African American Family History Seminar

SACRAMENTO – Locals looking to find their roots can once again get help with their searches as the 12th Annual African American Family History Seminar will be held on Saturday, March 11. The event is hosted annually by Genealogy Workshops at the FamilySearch Library and is scheduled to run 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. at […]

Area Zumba instructors host “Let’s Move” Dance Fitness Fundraiser

OAK PARK – In a nod to former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and her public health campaign, local fitness advocates are motivating their community to be active. Area Zumba instructors Linda Taylor and daughter Latoya Bufford are set to host their “Let’s Move” Dance Fitness Fundraiser on Saturday, March 11. The event is set […]

SMUD offers home improvement workshops for seniors

SACRAMENTO – SMUD will host a special event offering free workshops and resources designed for seniors. The educational event customized just for seniors will be held on Thursday, March 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the SMUD Service Center, located at 6301 S Street. The event will feature a variety of home improvement […]

BAPAC hosts 2017 Economic, Social Equity & Cannabis Forum

(SACRAMENTO) – The Sacramento Chapter of the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) presents its 2017 Economic, Social Equity and Cannabis Forum on Friday, February 24. The event is set to be held at the Capitol Event Center, located at 1020 11th Street. The forum will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and […]