Kings Trade Marcus Thornton. Acquire Jason Terry and Reggie Evans

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NORTH NATOMAS –  The Sacramento Kings acquired guard Jason Terry and forward Reggie Evans from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for guard Marcus Thornton, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. “Adding Jason and Reggie provides our roster with toughness and veteran leadership that will help this team continue to grow,” said D’Alessandro. “They bring […]

Kings Commit Up to $100,000 Towards Reading and Literacy Initiatives

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Kings have announced that they will donate up to $100,000 from new season ticket deposits to four organizations that support reading and literacy initiatives in the Sacramento region. The Sacramento Public Library is pleased to be one of these recipients. The up to $25,000 from the Kings will be used to […]

100 Black Men & Kappa Alpha Psi Host African American Young Male Conference

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SACRAMENTO – In an effort to expand the cultural and educational horizons of young African American males, The 100 Black Men of Sacramento and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.’s Sacramento Alumni Chapter will host the Silver Anniversary African American Young Male Conference of Northern California. Held annually for the past 24 years, the event is […]

NCBW, Sacramento Chapter Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. is accepting applications for its 2014 scholarship for area high school students. Scholarships will be given to seniors graduating from Sacramento area schools. Applicants are required to write an essay on the topic, “My Life, My Goals.” An application and complete […]

Ben McLemore Selected to 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest

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SACRAMENTO – Sacramento Kings rookie Ben McLemore was selected to participate in the 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk contest, held on Saturday, February 15 at the NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, announced by the NBA. McLemore becomes the fourth Kings player to take part in the contest and first to do so since Gerald Wallace […]

Noted Children’s Authors Brian & Andrea Davis Pinkney Come to Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – Award-winning husband and wife illustrator and author team, Brian Pinkney and Andrea Davis Pinkney will be the featured guest speakers as The UC Davis School of Education presents its annual celebration of children’s literature, Words Take Wing: Honoring Diversity in Children’s Literature next week. The Pinkneys will present an evening lecture at the […]

“African Americans and the Automobile” at The California Auto Museum

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OLD SACRAMENTO – The California Auto Museum in Old Sacramento focuses its Second Saturday Tour Series on Black History this month. On Saturday, February 8 come out and learn more about “African Americans and the Automobile” from 2-3:15 p.m. Learn how Black Americans were impacted by and contributed to the development of the automobile, the […]

Littlejohn To Discuss “Swirling” At Underground Books

As co-author of "Swirling", the popular how-to book on interracial, cross-cultural and mixed-faith dating and relationships, Janice Littlejohn will make a pre-Valentine's Day appearance at Underground Books in Sacramento, Saturday, Feb. 8 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

OAK PARK — Los Angeles-based journalist, Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn, will lead a discussion on the themes of her book, “Swirling: How to Date, Mate, and Relate Mixing Race, Culture, and Creed,” on Feb. 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Underground Books 2814 35th Sacramento. Book signing to follow. Attendees will also experience a […]

HAIRitage: A Fine Art & Photo Exhibition on Display at Sacramento City College

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SACRAMENTO – They got on Gabby and now they’re pounding Pam. Black hair and its appearance on the international stage has had people talking for a while, the discussion continues locally as a local barbershop is set to hold two area events on the topic of hair. Master Barber and Beauty Shop takes center stage […]

Terry McMillan Visits Sacramento State University

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SACRAMENTO – She encouraged sistas to exhale and get their groove back. Locals are invited to share An Evening With Terry McMillan, the bestselling author at Sacramento State University on Thursday, February 6. The lecture, being held in celebration of Black History Month, is scheduled to run 7:30-9:00 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom. McMillan […]