Local Kwanzaa Events Celebrate ‘First Fruits’

SACRAMENTO – It’s been nearly 50 years since activist Maulana Karenga created the Kwanzaa holiday to preserve and promote African American culture and today, we see Ujamaa grocery stores that promote “buying Black,” local medical students provide needed health care service at an Imani Clinic and we flock to movies starring an African American actress […]

Holiday Gifts and Stockings Needed for Foster Youth

SACRAMENTO – As foster youth in the Sacramento area spend the holidays away from home, local residents can ensure they still have stockings and presents to open, thanks to United Way’s Women in Philanthropy and Sacramento County’s Gifts From The Heart program. “I cannot imagine how lonely it must feel to be removed from your […]

City of Sacramento Hosts Second Annual Veterans Day Parade & Program

SACRAMENTO – Join the City of Sacramento in recognizing current members of our military and vets at the Second Annual Veteran’s Day Parade on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m., on Capitol Mall between 3rd and 9th streets. A brief program will follow at Capitol Mall and 5th streets. Thousands are expected to attend. This […]