Who Wants To Help End Domestic Violence?

SACRAMENTO – Organizers of a local event are seeking a show of ‘hands,’ asking, “who wants to help end domestic violence?” The event, “Hands Down: Anti-Domestic Violence Showcase” is scheduled for Friday, October 10 at the Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex from 8:00-11:50 p.m. The Brickhouse is located in Oak Park at 2837 36th Street. There […]

Guild Theater Hosts Screening of “Freeway: Crack In The System”

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OAK PARK – A premiere screening of the film, “Freeway: Crack In The System” will be shown at the Guild Theater on Saturday, October 11. Hosted by Craig J. Jackson and the 916 Hollywood Initiative, the screening is set for 4-8 p.m. The film tells the true story behind the crack cocaine influx, featuring reformed […]

The Colonel Allensworth 5K Run/Walk for Health

EARLIMART – The historic town of Allensworth was started to help African American settler live better lives. Fast forward a century and African Americans are being invited to help the town continue to thrive as a state historic park. The Colonel Allensworth 5K Run/Walk for Health is set for Saturday, October 11 at 9:00 a.m. […]

Wiley Manuel Bar Association Invites You to “The Unity Bar Dinner”

SACRAMENTO – By nature of what they do, attorneys often have an adversarial relationship, but a local event is bringing area legal eagles together. The Wiley Manuel Bar Association will participate in the upcoming Unity Bar Dinner on Thursday, October 9. It will join members of other local bar associations in hosting the event at […]

Sacramento Black Leaders Discuss Violence & Negative Interactions With Police

OAK PARK – The discussion of violence and negative interaction with law enforcement, continues as Mayor Kevin Johnson, City Councilmember Allen Warren, Councilmember elect Rick Jennings, and the Sacramento NAACP hosts a Just Justice Community Forum on Monday, October 6. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dr. Ephraim Williams […]

Who Will Play for Team Jesus?

OAK PARK – St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church celebrates the Seventh Annual St. Paul Open Challenge of the Churches Golf Tournament on October 10 at Mather Golf Course. The event is open to golfers and any person who will play on a team and represent any one of the many churches in the Sacramento area. We […]

Dept of Parks & Rec Hosts Panel Discussion “Culture of a Snitch”

SACRAMENTO – When you think of Parks and Recreation, you typically think of fun and games. The Neighborhood Services Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation, however, is getting serious, offering up some real talk, hosting its Community Speakers Series. The Speaker Series is free and open to all. The first session in the […]

Africans United Against EBOLA Rally at State Capitol

SACRAMENTO – Calling it a “global affair,” a number of area organizations have united to stop the spread of Ebola in Africa. Africans United Against EBOLA (AUAE) has set a press conference and rally for Tuesday, September 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the West Steps of the State Capitol to raise awareness […]

Donna Brazile to Appear in Sacramento

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OAK PARK —  Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is scheduled to appear at Pac15’s “Third Annual Fundraiser Event,” Friday Sept. 26, at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The event starts at 6:00 p.m.,  and ends at 7:30 p.m., followed by a reception. Fundraising tickets begin at $50, which includes entrance into the dinner […]

Twin Rivers School District Hosts Health & Wellness Fair

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – Twin Rivers Unified School District (TRUSD), in partnership with local educators, is hosting a health and wellness fair on Thursday, September 18. This free event will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Grant Unified High School, West Campus Gym, located at 1221 South Avenue. The health and wellness fair is […]