23rd Annual Diva Conference to Be Held at Consumnes River College

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SACRAMENTO – There are many definitions of the term “diva,” but one local organization chooses to put a positive spin on it, hosting an annual event aimed at giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Sacramento Black Child Development Institute (BCDI) presents its 23rd Annual DIVA Conference November 15-16 at Cosumnes River College. […]

You’re Invited to An Evening With Tavis Smiley in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – He’ll get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year, but locals will get a chance to see him shine next week, as Tavis Smiley comes to town for a special discussion. The talk show host and author will be presented by the area group, PAC15 on Friday, November 8. An […]

Pannell To Host Talent Showcase & Gala at Luther Burbank HS

Sacramento City Councilwoman Bonnie Pannell will host a Youth Arts Gala on Sept. 21, at Luther Burbank High School.

SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Come join City Councilwoman Bonnie Pannell for an exciting evening as multicultural youth in South Sacramento display their talents in music, dance, theatre and spoken word. The special occasion is the first-ever “Awakening the Arts Youth Talent Showcase and Gala” at Luther Burbank High School, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on […]

Councilman Warren Hosts Multi-Cultural Festival: Celebrate Our Diversity

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – Councilman Allen Wayne Warren will present the District 2 “Multi-Cultural Festival: Celebrate Our Diversity” on Saturday, Aug. 24 in Hagginwood Park in North Sacramento). The festival will feature many local entertainment along with established music icons R&B Jay King and Club Nouveau and sultry singer Chante Moore. The festivities will include live […]

Boyz II Men & Bell Biv Devoe Coming to Sunrise Pavilion

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CITRUS HEIGHTS – Motown Philly’s back again. Fans will be happy to know it’s not the “End of the Road” for Boyz II Men, they’ll perform locally on Thursday, August 15. Wanya Morris, Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman will hit the stage at the Sunrise Marketplace Outdoor Pavilion as part of the Sunrise at Night […]

California Black Media to Host Legislative Reception

SACRAMENTO – California Black Media presents a reception for the Legislature on Tuesday, August 13. The reception will be held in the State Capitol Basement Rotunda. California Black Media was developed in 2001 as a statewide information and education network of over 40 African American media outlets reaching over a million readers, viewers and users […]

Banana Festival 2013 Is Right Around The Corner


SACRAMENTO – The supporter and organizers for upcoming Fourth Annual Sacramento Banana Festival are extending a special invitation to the community in hopes of getting additional assistance for the event. The festival is scheduled for Aug. 10 and 11 at William Land Park. Part of the proceeds benefit the Sojourner Truth Multicultural Museum, though the […]

NUL State Of Black America Report Heralded At Legislative Reception


SACRAMENTO – The Greater Sacramento Urban League will give its Vernon E. Jordan Legislative Advocacy Awards to state legislators who have done the most to advance the cause of equality and justice for Californians in a “State of Black America” reception in the State Capitol on June 4, 2013. “On the occasion of the National […]

Terry McMillan to Speak at Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship Fundraiser


SACRAMENTO – Her “sistah stories” landed her atop many a bestseller’s list, making her a prime example of literary excellence. Terry McMillan comes to Sacramento on Sunday, March 24 to deliver the keynote address during an event titled, “Building Bridges To Excellence.” The event, is the 59th Annual Scholarship Brunch hosted by the Zeta Beta […]

Roberts Family Development Center Hosts Parent Empowerment Workshop


NORTH SACRAMENTO – The Roberts Family Development Center in partnership with Mt. Olive Baptist Church is excited to present a parent empowerment workshop entitled “Promoting Parent Leadership for Student Success” featuring Dr. Darlene Willis & Marsha Dobson. This Workshop will be held Saturday, February 23rd and will be held a Mt. Olive Baptist Church located […]