UOP announces full calendar of events celebrating Black History Month

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STOCKTON – The University of the Pacific’s annual Black History Month celebration involves a number of activities that honor the history and heritage of African Americans and the African Diaspora. Throughout the month of February, students, faculty and staff put on numerous events, including a keynote speaker, gospel concert, poetry reading, roundtable discussions and various […]

Get a Soulful Taste of Madi Gras

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – Laissez les bon temps rouler. The local business, Framed by Frankie is inviting locals to let the good times roll, presenting “A Soulful Taste of Mardi Gras” on Saturday, February 7. The event is being held from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the art studios located at 1001 Del Paso Boulevard and […]

Local Fund-raiser to include Food, Fitness and Shopping

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SACRAMENTO – Whether your passion is food, fitness or shopping, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at an upcoming benefit to help a group of local yoga teachers and students who are participating in an Africa Yoga Project service trip to Cape Town, South Africa in March. Proceeds from the A’frican Event benefit will help […]

Comedian Sinbad To Speak To ‘IndiviZlbe’

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OAK PARK — Comedian and actor Sinbad will open up IndiviZible’s Speakers Series for 2015. He will appear at the organization’s meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26 at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. Sinnbad’s exposure on “Star Search” led to a featured role on the short-lived comedy series “The Redd Foxx Show” […]

NAACP Sacramento swears in 2015 Executive Committee

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will swear in its 2015 Executive Committee Members on Thursday, January 15. The Swearing-In ceremony is set to run 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the State Capitol, Room 126. The Executive Committee provides the leadership necessary to ensure that the principle […]

Mayor to share his vision for Sacramento at 2015 State of The City Address

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SACRAMENTO – Mayor Kevin Johnson will share his “clear vision for the future of Sacramento” during his 2015 State of the City Address, set for Thursday, January 29. The event is scheduled to run 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. The event is free and Mayor Johnson invites […]

Local Chiors invite you to join them in celebrating the legacy of MLK

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SACRAMENTO – They will be celebrations fit for a king. Rehearsals start this week for two upcoming music events celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All area choir members and local singers are invited to participate in rehearsals for a MLK Celebration Concert taking place at Capital […]

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 […]