Indivizible Speaker Series Features Local Entrepreneurs

OAK PARK – Two local entrepreneurs, Tre Borden and Chris Johnson, will be the guest speakers for this month’s installment of Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Indivizible Speakers Series. The next segment is scheduled for Monday, August 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Guild Theater, 2828 35th Street. Borden, a Yale graduate and placemaking consultant and producer, […]

Northern District Baptist Association to Host Numerous Sacramento Events

(SACRAMENTO) – The Northern District Baptist Association and its local members invite the community to attend a number of events they’ve planned during the month of August. On Friday, August 12, there will be a Northern District Deacons Training at 6:00 p.m. at Greater Hill Zion Missionary Baptist Church. For more information, contact Jethro Jackson […]

#SchoolsNotPrisions Tour Kicks off at Sacramento City College

SACRAMENTO- Music artists are often at the forefront of the push for social change. Ty Dolla $ign helps kick off the #SchoolsNotPrisons tour on Saturday, August 6 at Sacramento City College. #SchoolsNotPrisons is a public education campaign by Californians for Safety and Justice that is raising awareness about who California sends to prison, the cost […]

Black Women’s Health and Wellness Conference “A Healthier You! A Healthier Me! A Healthier We!”

SACRAMENTO – The wellbeing of African American women takes center stage on Saturday, August 6 as local leaders join to present their first Black Women’s Health and Wellness Conference. The Encouraging Life Organization, in partnership with the Juliete Health Organization, will host the event at UC Davis’ Education Building, located in Sacramento at 4810 X […]

Boys and Men of Color Sacramento to Host 5th Summit At Sac State

SACRAMENTO — The Boys and Men of Color Sacramento (BM0C) will host the “Fifth Annual BMOC Summit” at Sacramento State University on Thursday, July 21 in the University Union. The FREE summit, “We Are More Than A Statistic,” starts at 9:00 a.m. and runs to 4:00 p.m. This year’s keynote speaker for the summit is […]

Sacramento NAACP Celebrates 100 years & Advocacy

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Branch National Association for The Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), celebrating 100 years of service and advocacy, will host an Historical Exhibit at the California State Fair that will run for 17 days. The historical exhibit features a photo and video gallery highlighting the significant accomplishments over the past 100 years […]

Head of IFCO, Gail Walker to speak in Sacramento

Gail Walker, Executive Director of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO), organizer of the annual US-Cuba Friendshipment Caravan, will be in Sacramento Sunday, July 10. Ms. Walker will speak at the Pastors for Peace Cuba Caravan event at Southside CoHousing Common House, 434 T Street, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Ms. Walker worked with […]

Three day Civics Bootcamp teaches youth the inner workings of government

SACRAMENTO – The Black Youth Leadership Project (BYLP) presents its Civics Bootcamp, a three day program for high school students July 5-7. The bootcamp will provide an intensive hands-on opportunity for students in grades 9-12 to learn about state local government, civic engagement and advocacy. Students who participate in BYLP’s Civics Bootcamp will gain a […]

Kandace Springs to perform at Folsom Lake College

FOLSOM – She counts Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, and Norah Jones as her heroes, but she’s got a rich sound all her own. Singer, songwriter and pianist Kandace Springs will share her songs from her new album “Soul Eyes,” locally as she performs in Folsom on June 19, opening for Gregory […]

Project1VOICE/1Play/1Day promotes “Keeping Black Theatre Alive”

Images Theatre Company, Celebration Arts, Crocker Art Museum, GOS” Art Gallery Studio, and Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum are all collaborating and participating in Project1VOICE/1Play/1Day, an international, same-day, staged reading series that promotes “keeping Black Theatre alive,” by supporting and reviving exemplary works written by Black playwrights. Project1VOICE, a non-profit organization is the brainchild of […]