Community Organizations & City Leaders Host Bridge Building Forum #3

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Mayor Kevin Johnson, Councilmember Allen Warren, and Councilmember Elect Rick Jennings have convened a series of community forums in response to the Ferguson event to proactively improve community relations in Sacramento. The next installment, the third in the series, has been […]

March Madness Returns to Sacramento in 2017

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Brooklyn, New York, and Des Moines, Iowa, will host NCAA men’s basketball tournament games for the first time in 2016. The NCAA announced Monday that the other 2016 preliminary round sites are Providence, St. Louis, Raleigh, North Carolina, Oklahoma City, Denver and Spokane, Washington. Regionals will be played in Philadelphia, Chicago, Louisville, […]

World Renown Poet, Nikki Giovanni to Speak at Indivizible

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OAK PARK – She’s been ego tripping for three decades and there is a reason. World renown poet Nikki Giovanni is set to speak in Sacramento on Monday, November 17 as part of 2014 Indivizible Speakers Series. She’ll make her appearance at the Guild Theatre, in Oak Park during the organization’s monthly meeting. Ms. Giovanni […]

Veterans & Active Duty Military Get Free Access to State Parks on Veterans Day

SACRAMENTO – For the first time in California, veterans and active duty military personnel are eligible for free day-use access to California’s state parks on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11. This new benefit was established January 1, 2014 by California State Parks Foundation-supported legislation Assembly Bill 150, authored by Assemblymember Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) and signed […]

Sacramento NAACP To Hold Election of Officers

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SACRAMENTO – The local chapter of the Sacramento NAACP will hold election of officers on Nov. 8 in Oak Park, said the branch’s secretary Aliane Murphy-Hasan. The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the AKA House. Polls open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to […]

Election Day is Here: Time to Make Your Voice Heard!

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SACRAMENTO – Today, Nov. 4, Sacramentans will have the opportunity to let their voices be heard at the polls for the General Election. This is a very important election as a number of issues are facing this community, including Measure L. City Council, Assembly, Senate and Congressional seats are also up for grabs. We urge […]

Mitchell Brothers Sentenced In Barbershop Gunfight

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DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Brothers Louis James Mitchell and Lonnie Orlando Mitchell Jr. essentially received life sentences Oct. 24 in Sacramento Superior Court for their involvement in a gunfight that resulted in the death of a woman protecting her infant son during the violent meleé. Hon. Judge Kevin McCormick sentenced Louis Mitchell, 23, to 52 years […]

Twin Rivers School Board Member Pleads ‘No Contest’

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – In a Sacramento County courtroom Wednesday, Oct. 15, Twin Rivers Unified School District board member Cortez Ledon Quinn plead no contest for allegedly conspiring to submit a fraudulent paternity test. An admission of no contest has the same effect as a guilty plea. Before Judge Laurel D. White in Department 8, Quinn […]

100 Black Men of Sacramento Hosts 17th Annual “Youth & The Law” Forum

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SACRAMENTO – Young people and their interaction with law enforcement has been making national headlines for months. The 100 Black Men of Sacramento has been addressing the issue for years. The organization joins with the Superior Court of Sacramento County to present their 17th Annual “Youth and the Law” Forum on Saturday, October 18. Participants […]

Dr. George C. Fraser Speaks in Sacramento at Indivizible

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SACRAMENTO – He’s the epitome of struggle and success. The Indivizible Speakers Series welcomes Dr. George C. Fraser on Monday, October 20. Fraser will share insights with an audience of members and the community at The Guild Theater from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Fraser is chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc., a company […]