“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 […]

Famous Negro Athletes: An Exhibition of Artwork by Milton 510 Bowens

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SACRAMENTO – The impending Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics have put sports on the forefront and a local gallery is continuing with that “frame” of mind. Framed by Frankie and Bridge the Art present “Famous Negro Athletes: An Exhibition of Artwork by Milton 510 Bowens” from February 1 to February 28. The exhibition will […]

Sacramento Public Libraries Celebrate Black History Month

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SACRAMENTO – From appreciating the innovations that have sprung from African American minds to celebrating how African dance has spread across the world, the Sacramento Public Library system has dozens of events planned at its area branches for Black History Month. We’ve highlighted a few here. Area artist Daphne Burgess will present a number of […]

Stockton Selects Kurt Wilson to Serve as Permanent City Manager

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STOCKTON – The City of Stockton has decided to promote within, naming its Interim City Manager, Kurt Wilson to the permanent position. Stockton’s Mayor Anthony Silva made the announcement at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “I am honored to nominate an extremely qualified individual who represents continuity, fairness, diversity and professionalism. This is truly a fresh […]

Kings Release First Round of Renderings For New Downtown Arena

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SACRAMENTO – Today, the Sacramento Kings, the city of Sacramento and AECOM released the first round of renderings for the downtown Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC). The announcement was first made via an email to season ticket holders. The first set of renderings comes after six months of workshops, open houses, town halls, and focus […]

City Clerk Rejects STOP Petitions – No Vote Scheduled on Arena

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DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento City Clerk put the brakes on a June ballot measure asking voters to approve or deny public funding for a downtown sports and entertainment center. Shirley Concolino, the City Clerk rejected the measure, citing discrepancies with petitions used to put the measure on the June ballot. Nine different versions of […]

“Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our Lives”

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SACRAMENTO – In celebration of Black History Month, Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) will host its Third Annual Quilt Exhibit “Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our Lives” at The Brickhouse Art Gallery. The exhibit, highlighting African American quilters and quilts, will run February 1-15. The 2014 program will feature […]