NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock to Address First Open Public Meeting of NAACP Annual Convention

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LAS VEGAS – NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock will address the 105th NAACP Annual Convention at the first Open Public Mass Meeting on Sunday, July 20. The event is being held in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Convention Center. Ms. Brock will address delegates who represent NAACP branches from across the country. She […]

Harlem Globetrotters’ Summer Basketball Clinics Comes to Sacramento

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DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO – They’ve got skills and they’ll share them. The iconic Harlem Globetrotters bring their Summer Basketball Clinics to Sacramento this month. Registration is now open. Designed for boys and girls ages 6-12, each clinic will be led by Globetrotter stars. The fun-filled two hour program is inspired by the games, tricks and moves […]

USA Track and Field Championships Underway at Sac State

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EAST SACRAMENTO — Barely out of high school, World-class sprinter Allyson Felix was all but 18 years of age when she competed in the 2004 USA Track and Field Olympic Trials held in Sacramento. From that appearance, Felix made the 2004 Olympic team and earned a silver medal in the 200 meter dash in Athens, […]

Festival to Raise Funds for Oak Park Little League

OAKPARK – Many a Black athlete has pointed to an inner-city upbringing and how participation in sports helped improve their outlook and circumstances. A group of local citizens is joining together to raise money for the Oak Park Little League and increase opportunities for the children it serves to avoid the pitfalls of youth drug […]

San Joaquin County Family Fair Brings Next Level Concerts to Stockton

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STOCKTON – As the weather heats up, so does local entertainment scene. The Next Level Concert Group has announced a number of concerts as part of the 2014 San Joaquin County Family Fair, running in Stockton, July 2-6. July 2 has been dubbed “Family Fun Day.” Performers on that day include TONY! TONI! TONE! and […]

See Faith Evans in Concert at The Woodlake Hotel

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NORTH SACRQMENTO – The first contemporary artist of R&B and major part of the emergence of Neo-Soul, singer and songwriter Faith Evans, will perform at the Woodlake Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel) on Saturday, June 21. The show, hosted by Conscious Vibe and SBL Entertainment, starts at 6:30 p.m., and will end at 10:30 p.m. […]

In Living Color’s, Tommie Davidson Takes The Stage Locally

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RANCHO CORDOVA – He blazed trails as a cast member of the groundbreaking sketch comedy show “In Living Color” and he’s still going red hot. Comic Tommie Davidson takes to the local stage next week, headlining a show at Tommy T’s Rancho Cordova. He’ll perform June 21-22. Davidson is best known for his work on […]

Center for Fathers and Families to Hold 5k Superheroes Run/Walk/Jog on Father’s Day

SACRAMENTO – Dads are often Superheroes in the children’s eyes, slaying monsters under the bed and leaping tall buildings to chase away imagined villains in the night. The Center for Fathers and Families, an area non-profit organization that provides programs and services for dads, will benefit from a unique fundraiser, set for Father’s Day. The […]

Free Prostate Awareness Event: Get Your Questions Answered

SACRAMENTO – Roughly 1 in 7 men in America are affected by prostate cancer. Learn how early detection, screening and advances in treatment have helped save lives at a session titled, “Prostate Awareness: Get Your Questions Answered” set for Tuesday, June 3. The informational session is hosted by Dignity Health, formerly known as Mercy Sacramento, […]

Christ Temple Apostolic Church Celebrates 99 Years of Ministry

SACRAMENTO – They’re still standing. Christ Temple Apostolic Church (CTAC) has risen from humble beginnings to one of the city’ oldest Black house of worship. Organizers say CTAC is an essential part of Sacramento’s history and has touched and changed lives for nearly a century. The church has fed hundreds of people, provided clothes, and […]