Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association presents “Literacy Liberates”

The Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association, a local organization of African American attorneys, presents its Fourth Annual “Literacy Liberates” event on Thursday, March 3. The event is set to run 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Underground Books, located at 2814 35th Street. The event is a Black History Month Celebration and Book Drive for Sacramento’s […]

‘Concussion’s’ Dr. Bennet Omalu To Discuss Head Trauma In Oak Park

OAK PARK — Dr. Bennet Omalu, the focus of the film “Concussion,” is the next guest at IndiviZible’s Speaker Series on Monday, Feb. 22, at the Guild Theater. The event in Oak Park starts at 6:00 p.m. and runs to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for non-members and free to youth ages 17 and under. […]

Crocker Art Museum hosts Black History Month Celebration: A Free Family Festival

SACRAMENTO – The Crocker Art Museum hosts its Black History Month Celebration: A Free Family Festival this weekend and is urging the whole community to attend. The festival is set to run 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 21. This year, the celebration honors mavericks, innovators, and nightingales. The performance lineup has a […]

BLACK LOVE: It Feels So Good, A Fine Art Exhibition

NORTH SACRAMENTO – What is Black Love? It is the spirit that has kept Black Families together in the United States for the past 500 years. Black Love was present when the enslaved Africans arrived on the shores of the Americas. It is the thread that connects the Great Migration of Blacks to the Northern […]

16th Annual California Rosa Parks Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO – 16th Annual California Rosa Parks Day Celebration is scheduled for Monday, February 8 at the California State Capitol. The late civil rights icon Rosa Parks is known globally for helping to spark change in the Jim Crow South by refusing to relinquish her seat on the bus for a White rider. Her refusal […]

Caron Butler To Share Story With Indivizible On Jan. 31

OAK PARK – To kick off IndiviZible 2016 Speakers Series and first meeting of the year, Sacramento Kings player Caron Butler, will sit down with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, for a discussion on his new book “Tuff Juice.” The discussion will take place, Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The meeting […]

Sacramento Celebrates Black History Month – Calendar of Events

SACRAMENTO – The story of how African Americans have impacted the region, and the world, cannot be told in 28 or 29 days, but Black History Month provides the opportunity to shine the light on those achievements and contributions. Sacramento will join cities across the county next week in celebrating February as Black History Month […]

Kickoff for local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

DEL PASO HEIGHTS – Sacramento-area dignitaries will be on hand at Grant Union High School on Saturday, January 30 to celebrate the kickoff of the local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that provides free tax help for qualifying residents. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the school’s auditorium, 1400 Grand Avenue, speakers will address the […]

All Are Invited to Christmas at Myrtle’s House

Christmas with Myrtle Jenkins is always an adventure. Well you are invited to join Myrtle, Rufus and their wacky band of Christmas miscreants as they celebrate birth of Christ in a way will have you laughing out of your seat. Also featured will be the musical stylings of Calvary Christian Center’s own First Lady, Brenda […]

Celebrate Kwanzaa with the Sacramento Association of Black Social Workers

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Association of Black Social Workers invites members of the public to attend its annual Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration on Saturday, December 12. The event is free to all and will be held at the Women’s Civic Improvement Center (WCIC), 3555 3rd Avenue, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The celebration includes food, entertainment and […]