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Sacramento’s African American Historic Landmarks

The African American community’s history in Sacramento is a rich one and has left its mark on the area. Explore this list of some of the important places for our community.

Community Updates

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Black Women and the Freedom of Choice

The reversal of Roe vs. Wade, can and will lead to mental health implications that will be felt and experienced by women and men alike.

A Back-to-School Letter to My Daughter

On the first day of school, a Black father thanks his young daughter for the lessons she’s taught him and offers her words of wisdom.