Sacramento Black Leaders Discuss Violence & Negative Interactions With Police

OAK PARK – The discussion of violence and negative interaction with law enforcement, continues as Mayor Kevin Johnson, City Councilmember Allen Warren, Councilmember elect Rick Jennings, and the Sacramento NAACP hosts a Just Justice Community Forum on Monday, October 6. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dr. Ephraim Williams […]

Who Will Play for Team Jesus?

OAK PARK – St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church celebrates the Seventh Annual St. Paul Open Challenge of the Churches Golf Tournament on October 10 at Mather Golf Course. The event is open to golfers and any person who will play on a team and represent any one of the many churches in the Sacramento area. We […]

Dept of Parks & Rec Hosts Panel Discussion “Culture of a Snitch”

SACRAMENTO – When you think of Parks and Recreation, you typically think of fun and games. The Neighborhood Services Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation, however, is getting serious, offering up some real talk, hosting its Community Speakers Series. The Speaker Series is free and open to all. The first session in the […]

Donna Brazile to Appear in Sacramento

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OAK PARK —  Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is scheduled to appear at Pac15’s “Third Annual Fundraiser Event,” Friday Sept. 26, at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The event starts at 6:00 p.m.,  and ends at 7:30 p.m., followed by a reception. Fundraising tickets begin at $50, which includes entrance into the dinner […]

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 […]