NDBA Hosts 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

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SACRAMENTO – The Northern District Baptist Association (NDBA) celebrates the life, legacy and spiritual roots of a civil rights icon with its 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, January 17. The event, hosted by the NDBA’s Women’s Auxiliary, is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 2001 […]

Margagret Fortune to speak at Black Parallel School Board Meeting

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SACRAMENTO – All parents, guardians and students of the community are invited to attend the next Black Parallel School Board Meeting on Saturday, January 3. The meeting is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Oak Park United Methodist Church, located at 3600 Broadway. This month’s meeting will feature a presentation by Margaret Fortune, […]

Sacramento Area Kwanzaa Events

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SACRAMENTO – Local African Americans are joining others across the globe in observing Kwanzaa this year with a number of events that are free and open to the community to attend. Friday, December 26, 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.— Activities kick off on the first day of Kwanzaa with a Capital Pan-African Umoja Celebration at […]

Brickhouse Art Gallery to Hosts Fourth Annual Holiday Gift Expo

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SACRAMENTO – Whether Christmas is your favorite holiday or you’d rather celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa, the Nubian Crafters of Sacramento say they’ve got you covered. The organization of crafters and vendors are inviting holiday shoppers to make its Fourth Annual Holiday Gift Expo one of their stops on Saturday, December 13. The Holiday […]

Political Activist Angela Davis Speaks in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – Angela Davis still commands attention. The outspoken political activist has sold out an area appearance. Ms. Davis will speak locally on Friday, December 5 as part of the Bob & Dorrie Moon Lecture Series, hosted by the St.Mark’s United Methodist Church. The Moon Lecture Series showcases contemporary insights from dynamic speakers and progressive […]

SBCC 29th Annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation invites the community to attend its 29th Annual Installation and Business Awards dinner on December 4. The event is set to be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Downtown Sacramento from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The theme of this year’s event is “The Power of […]

Community Organizations & City Leaders Host Bridge Building Forum #3

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Mayor Kevin Johnson, Councilmember Allen Warren, and Councilmember Elect Rick Jennings have convened a series of community forums in response to the Ferguson event to proactively improve community relations in Sacramento. The next installment, the third in the series, has been […]

Barnes & Noble Hosts Book Signing for “Introspection”

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NATOMAS – Natomas Barnes and Noble to host a public book signing Saturday, November 22 featuring Fresno author, magazine publisher and business owner, Reginia (Regana) McKinney-McGee, as she signs her first book titled “Introspection.” “Introspection” is the poignant story of a struggle between morality and retribution as a woman with deep secrets embarks on a […]

Women of Color Making Connections Event To Be Held at Brickhouse Gallery

SACRAMENTO – Area women are being invited to explore and celebrate the common bonds they share at a Women of Color Making Connections session scheduled for Thursday, November 20. The event is set to run 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Brickhouse Gallery and Art Complex, 2837 36th Street. Women of Color Making Connections is all about […]

“Dancing Masks” Exhibit Remerges for One Day Exhibit

SACRAMENTO – ‘DANCING MASKS’ the extremely successful 2014 exhibit of West African masks re-emerges this year at the Fenix Drum and Dance Studio, located at 2110 Del Paso Boulevard. This one day exhibit on Saturday, November 15 will again feature authentic African masks from the collection of James Albertson and Julia Stagg. The gallery will […]