Free Prostate Awareness Event: Get Your Questions Answered

SACRAMENTO – Roughly 1 in 7 men in America are affected by prostate cancer. Learn how early detection, screening and advances in treatment have helped save lives at a session titled, “Prostate Awareness: Get Your Questions Answered” set for Tuesday, June 3. The informational session is hosted by Dignity Health, formerly known as Mercy Sacramento, […]

Christ Temple Apostolic Church Celebrates 99 Years of Ministry

SACRAMENTO – They’re still standing. Christ Temple Apostolic Church (CTAC) has risen from humble beginnings to one of the city’ oldest Black house of worship. Organizers say CTAC is an essential part of Sacramento’s history and has touched and changed lives for nearly a century. The church has fed hundreds of people, provided clothes, and […]

Child Advocates Invited to The African American Health Coalition Leaderhsip Summit

SACRAMENTO – African American babies take center stage as First 5 Sacramento invites local child advocates and other stakeholders to attend a special meeting on Tuesday, May 27. The African American Health Coalition Leadership Summit is scheduled to be held from 8:30 to 11:30 at the Sierra Health Foundation, located at 1321 Garden Highway. Participants […]

Negro Hill Memorial Day Celebration

EL DORADO HILLS – The roots of Memorial Day and early Black contributions to the U.S. military will be explored during a special celebration at the Negro Hill Burial Ground in El Dorado Hills on Monday, May 26. The Memorial Day Celebration will be hosted by the Negro Hill Burial Ground Project and is scheduled […]

Sports Sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards To Speak at IndiviZible


OAK PARK – IndiviZible, the African American assembly, welcomes Dr. Harry Edwards as the guest speaker in the May installment of the 2014 Sacramento Speaker Series. The meeting runs from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Guild Theater in Oak Park on Monday, May 19. Dr. Edwards will be discussing race and sports with […]

SMUD Hosts “Paper or Plastic Art Exhibit

“Marvin 2”, Corey Pickett, corrugated paper, 2010

OAK PARK – Art lovers can be energized with a new exhibit opening at the SMUD Gallery. “Paper or Plastic,” will be on display from May 23-July 23. The exhibit is presented at the SMUD Building, 6301 S Street, by SMUD and the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. It is being curated by Evolve the Gallery, […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Nelson Vails Rides into Sacramento

Cheetah-Poster-Basic-New CROP

SACRAMENTO – From the streets of Harlem to the national stage. African American Olympic medalist Nelson Vails rides into Sacramento on Saturday, May 10 for a screening of a film about his cycling career. The local red carpet premiere of “Cheetah: The Nelson Vails Story,” will be held at the Crest Theatre in downtown Sacramento. […]

Mila J Performs in Sacramento as a Part of “The Beach House Tour”

SACRAMENTO – The weather is nice and it’s time to head for the “Beach.” Motown recording artist Mila J is set to perform in Sacramento on Friday, May 2 as part of hip-hop artist Ty Dolla $ign’s highly anticipated“The Beach House Tour.” Mila J will perform locally at Ace of Spades. “The Beach House Tour” […]

Kevin Johnson Among Honorees at AKA’s 85th Far Western Regional Conference

17th Far Western Regional Director, Archalene Amos Martin and the 23rd Far Western Regional Director, Dr. LaVern S. Tarkington

SACRAMENTO – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Far Western Region will host their 85th Public Meeting from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The community is invited to attend the Public Meeting to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Sacramento Hotel. The Public Meeting will recognize and honor individuals who have […]

Local Churches Are Gearing Up For Easter, Hosting a Number of Special Events

Calvary Christian Center's "More Than Just A Man" begins April 16th

SACRAMENTO – Calvary Christian Center’s Theatre Arts Ministry presents the dramatic Easter musical, “More Than Just A Man,” April 16-18 and April 20. The church invites the public to “come see the ministry, life, death and resurrection of Jesus through the eyes of Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea in this touching musical.” More than Just […]