Twin Rivers to Hold Districtwide Community Forum on Tuberculosis

NORTH SACRAMENTO – As part of ongoing efforts to address the health and well‐being of students, staff, and the community, Twin Rivers Unified School District will host a district-wide community forum on tuberculosis (TB) on Thursday, September 4. The forum will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the District Office, located at 5115 Dudley Boulevard, […]

Former U.S. Surgeon General to Speak in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – Considered pioneering and controversial, Joycelyn Elders left her mark in the public health arena.The former U.S. Surgeon General comes to Sacramento next month to share thoughts on issues of the day and her long career in health leadership. She’ll appear locally on Friday, September 5. The visit is part of the Moon Lecture […]

Author & Entrepreneur John Hope Bryant to Speak at Indivizible

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OAK PARK – He’s advised three U.S. presidents, has graced national magazine covers and has been lauded by media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Entrepreneur, author and philanthropist John Hope Bryant returns to Sacramento on Monday, August 18 to share wisdom derived from years on the front lines of the fight for African American inclusion and equality. […]

Multicultural Festival Features Singer, Songwriter Angie Stone

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Singer, songwriter and reality television star Angie Stone is scheduled to perform locally. Stone will be featured at a free Multicultural Festival in Hagginwood Park on Saturday, August 23. The festival, set to run noon to 7:00 p.m., is being presented by District 2 City Councilmember Allen Warren. Warren invites the public […]

A Summer In Love Fashion Show and Event Expo

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SACRAMENTO – It’s summer and it’s getting haute. The A Summer In Love Fashion Show and Event Expo, described by organizers as “the biggest fashion explosion of the summer,” is set for Saturday, August 9. The show will be held at the Red Lion Woodlake Hotel, located at 500 Leisure Lane, in the outdoor courtyard. […]

Crime Victim Funds Leave Black Men Behind

NEW YORK – In the third installment of its investigative series “Life Cycles of Inequity,” Colorlines released today an unprecedented investigation into crime victims funds and how they under-serve those who are among those most likely to be victims of violent crime – young black men. “Criminals, Victims, and the Black Men Left Behind,” authored […]

The Sacramento Banana Festival returns to William Land Park

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Banana Festival returns to William Land Park August 9-10, bringing with it activities that are sure to ap‘peal’ to the entire family. In its fifth year, the Festival will be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and celebrates the cultures of […]

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Community Event Aims To Aid Homeless and Helpless

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SOUTH SACRAMENTO — It’s that time again to give, fellowship, and support the “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is” community service initiative. This year the free event, featuring the World’s Largest Water Balloon Fight, is from noon to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3 at Hampton Park. The participants that value their community are welcomed […]

CA Black Health Network to Hold 2014 Policy Conference & Golf Tournament

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SACRAMENTO – African American babies are dying at twice the rate of babies of any other ethnicity. This is an epidemic in our state and in this country. It is important that we not just raise awareness about the issue but that we gather together the best minds in the state to change this paradigm […]

Community Meeting to Address TB Outbreak at Grant High School

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DEL PASO HEIGHTS — A community meeting to address the Tuberculosis outbreak at Grant High School will be at Joe Mims Jr. Hagginwood Community Center from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, July 24. Dr. Olivia Kasirye, Public Health Officer for Sacramento County, will attend, provide information, and answer questions for the public at the […]