Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

This Fall, noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking new six-part series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr,  the next episode Tuesday, October  29 – November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2013, 8-9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Written and presented by Professor Gates, the six-hour series explores the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed — forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds. 

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross’ website (

African American Quotation Posters, visit:

Sunday, September 29, 2013

2013 African Cultural Festival, Saturday, October 19-20, 2013

Experience Africa without leaving Sacramento!  Enjoy African cultural dances, arts, music and crafts exhibits, authentic cultural foods and live performances of African music, reggae, hip-hop and so much more. Come out with the whole family and let children have fun and discover diverse cultures.
Proceeds from the event will go to Humanitarian Foundation for charity causes in our local communities and Africa.

Save the date:Sustainable Living in the Black World , Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Black Group (tbg)
In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s
Birthday and Legacy

Sustainable Living in the Black World featuring
Presentation & Demonstration -Topic: “Solar Suitcase Project”
Green Tech Students & Simeon Gant, Executive Director,

Green Tech Education

Saturday, January 25, 2014
Women’s Civic Improvement Center (WCIC)
3555 3rd Ave. Sacramento, CA 95817

To RSVP or for more info contact: (916) 484-5025 or

Sacramento Black Pages

Get your copy now!! New 2013-2014: The Sacramento Black Pages: A directory of Black owned and operated businesses & resources in the Sacramento region, $5.00 compiled by The Black Group (tbg). For more info, please call (916) 288-3060. You can purchase the Sacramento Black Pages @ Underground Books, 2814 35th Street, Sacramento, CA. 916.737.3333.

First Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair (SBBF)

The First Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair (SBBF).  The SBBF is an offshoot of Blue Nile Press, a Sacramento Publisher of Black Books.  This historic event will take place from June 6 - June 8, 2014.  It will bring writers, publishers, readers, and vendors from Sacramento, the state, the country, and the international community, to a celebration of reading and writing, right here in River City. 

The SBBF will take place in the heart of Oak Park, anchored by venues at the Women’s Civic Improvement Club, The Brickhouse Art Gallery, Underground Books, Evolve the Gallery, and the Guild Theater.

For more information visit: