Martin Luther King, Jr’s Daughter to Speak Locally

SACRAMENTO – Local community advocate Carroll Cooks will host Dr. Bernice King, daughter of late civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, September 26, for a ribbon cutting of a center that now bears her famous father’s name. Cooks is the founder of the No Youth Left Behind Foundation of America, which […]

Local ‘Walk For Literacy’ Champions Children’s Reading

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Save the date, tell a friend, gather a group, and show public support for children’s literacy in Sacramento by participating in the “Second Annual Walk4Literacy” event, Saturday Oct. 17, starting in McClatchy Park. The walk doesn’t take place until about six weeks, though now is the time to register for the fundraiser. […]

Kinfolks Foundation hosts Soul Food Festival

ELVERTA — The Kinfolks Foundation Inc. is doing it again for Sacramento, but this time around the “Soul Food Festival” will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Gibson Ranch Park in Elverta. Rain or shine, the festival will roll on with famed R&B acts Bobby Brown, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Freddie Jackson, Monica, and Loose Ends. […]

Comedian Tony Roberts Scheduled To Perform To Support Local Urban League

NORTH SACRAMENTO – He has appeared on BET, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam and Comedy Central among other shows. But comedian Tony T. Roberts will take a smaller stage with a microphne and perform at a fundraiser for a local organization that’s dear to his heart. Roberts will headline the Greater Sacramento Urban League’s “Dinner […]

National Council of Negro Women presents “Swing 4 the Kids” Charity Golf Tournament

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento Valley Section-National Council of Negro Women, Inc. presents the Fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament, “Swing 4 the Kids” on Monday, September 14. The tournament will be held at the Teal Bend Golf Course, located at 7200 Garden Highway. Scramble Tee Off at 8:00 a.m. Fee is $100 per golfer. The California Endowment […]

Delta Sigma Theta hosts Wine & Jazz Evening

The Elk Grove Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. hosts its popular “Wine and Jazz Evening” on Saturday, September 12. The event will be held at Wine & Roses at the Lodi Convention Center from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The chapter invites the public to join members in sampling the exotic tastes of Lodi’s best […]

1000 Volunteers Needed for United Way’s 3rd Annual Day of Caring

SACRAMENTO – A thousand volunteers are needed to spend one day caring for the community on Sept. 11 by signing up for one of 37 volunteer projects happening across the region on United Way’s 3rd Annual Day of Caring, sponsored by Nationwide. The event, which kicks off the fall fundraising campaign, will start at 8 […]

Ben Vereen promotes Wellness Through the Arts on Sacramento Film Works

SACRAMENTO – Legendary Actor, Entertainer and Tony Award Winner Ben Vereen made a very special visit to Sacramento recently to share his wealth of experience with local film makers and promote the Sacramento launch of his program, Wellness Through the Arts (WTA). Vereen sat down with Sacramento Film Works hosts Craig DeLuz and Amy Henry […]

Widower Delivers Promise To Bring Bernice King To Area Sept. 5

SACRAMENTO – It’s been a tough eight months since his beloved wife passed away, but a local man says his faith has seen him through and is helping him fulfill her legacy. “She was my rib, my soulmate,” Karlos Daniels shared about his wife of 31 and a half years, . Felicia Daniels had been planning […]

Huge turnout expected at Sacramento homeownership event

SACRAMENTO – Preparations are under way this afternoon at the Sacramento Convention Center in anticipation of lines forming prior to the opening of NACA’s American Dream Tour event. Recent reports indicate that much of the Sacramento area is still struggling with unaffordable mortgages and the threat of foreclosure. NACA (Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America), the […]