St. Paul Concert Benefits Scholarship Fund

Rev. Ephraim Williams, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, is continuing the legacy left by his late wife, Carrie Sue Williams. The Carrie Sue Williams Scholarship Foundation raises funds for “marginal” students. A benefit concert will be held at the church Sept. 12. Donations are only $10.

OAK PARK — Before Rev. Dr. Ephraim Williams’ wife Ms. Carrie Sue Williams left this life five years ago, she asked her husband of 55 years to carry on a project that she started and is dear to her heart. It was a request Rev. Williams did not refuse. The First Lady of St. Paul […]

CA Black Health Network Hosts 2014 Policy Conference

SACRAMENTO – A change is going to come and it starts with us. The California Black Health Network will host its 2014 Policy Conference on Thursday, September 11 with an emphasis on how Black community can heal itself by focusing on itself. The theme of this year’s Policy Conference is “Building Healthy Black Families from […]

Conversation with Top Policy Directors in California

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO – The California Association of African American Advocacy Professionals (CA4P) hosts a “Conversation with the Top Executive Legislative Policy Directors in the State of California” on Wednesday, September 10. The discussion is set to run 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. in the California Chamber of Commerce’s California Room, 1215 K Street, Suite 1400. […]

CAP Annual Gathering: The Challenges & Possibilities for Black Leadership: Politics, Economics, Culture, & Religion

OAK PARK – The local Black community is invited to join a discussion on the “The Challenges & Possibilities for Black Leadership: Politics, Economics, Culture, & Religion.” The topic is the theme of the 12th Annual Convening of the Congress of African Peoples (CAP), being held on Saturday, September 13. The event is set to […]

U-CAN Kicks off 10 City College Recruitment Tour

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SACRAMENTO – The United College Action Network (U-CAN) kicks off the new school year with a 10-city college recruitment tour. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to admit students on the Spot. Thousands of students from Sacramento, the East Bay and San Francisco Bay Area, the Central Valley and the Inland Empire will gather at […]

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. […]