Issue August 23, 2018

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Greatest Love

The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show, Sept. 6th | Read More

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HUB ORIGINAL: Remembering Aretha Franklin

Remembering Aretha

HUB ORIGINAL: South African Singer Belinda Davids Brings Whitney Houston Tribute Show to Modesto on September 6th

The Meg

HUB REVIEW: The Riotous Little Shop Of Horrors Wows At The Well Fargo Pavilion

Little Shop

County Exec apologizes for saying he’d rather ‘join the Klan’

White Rutgers professor under scrutiny for Facebook post saying he hates white people

CNN Suspends Contributor Paris Dennard Following Sexual Misconduct Report

Michelle Obama Recalls How Her Father ‘Pushed Himself’ To Vote Despite Having Multiple Sclerosis

Zazzle uses white models for ‘black girl magic’ shirts

Nicki Minaj Postpones Tour in Wake of Twitter Rant About Kylie Jenner

Aretha Franklin reportedly left no will behind

Rev. Jasper Williams of Atlanta to deliver Aretha Franklin eulogy

Madonna says speech at VMAs was not intended to be Aretha Franklin tribute

Taraji P. Henson Honors Late Father With New Foundation To Fight Mental Health Issues In Black Community

4-Year-Old Celebrates His Adoption and New Baby Sister in Sweet Photo: ‘He Was So Happy That Day!’

Simone Biles speaks volumes where USA Gymnastics does not at Championships

C-SPAN Caller Unleashes Racist Rant About Barack Obama On Air

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols Goes to Court Over Guardianship Issues

Barack Obama Shares Five of the Best Books He Read This Summer

Nicki Minaj Shades Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner After Her Album Isn’t No. 1

‘Blues Brothers’ Director John Landis Remembers Aretha Franklin: ‘She Was a Real Soldier’

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ wins at box office with top comedy opening of 2018

Aretha Franklin biopic: ‘Aretha was adamant that it be Jennifer (Hudson)’ playing her

Kofi Annan, celebrated former UN Secretary-General, dies at 80

Miss Black America pageant reclaims activist roots in ‘rebirth’ at 50

Will Aretha Franklin’s Long-Delayed ‘Amazing Grace’ Documentary Finally Come Out?

The Obamas Pay Tribute to Aretha Franklin as Trump Faces Backlash for Saying ‘She Worked for Me’

Tributes pour in from presidents and pop stars for Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin

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3rd Annual Preserve Our Legacy: Advancing African American in Nursing Conference, August 25th | Read More

Advancing African American in Nursing Conference

Buy your home with little money-out-of-pocket using CalHFA’s CalPLUS
with ZIP program | Read More


St. Hope Public Schools Still Accepting Applications Grades TK-12.
Limited Space Available | Read More

St. Hope Public Schools

Attend FREE Privilege of Planning Seminars, Multiple Locations
scheduled August through October – | Read More

Privilege of Planning

Elk Grove Multi Cultural Festival – Aug 25 | Read More

Elk Grove MultiCultural Festival

Taste of Soul Sacramento Music Festival
Aug. 25-26 at Southside Park | Read More

Taste of Soul Sacramento

SacTown Nachos Festival – Live Music, Games – Aug 25th | Read More

SacTown Nachos Fest

Don’t miss the HOT SUMMER NIGHT concert at Concord Pavilion Labor Day Weekend, Sunday September 2, 2018
Tickets on sale now| Read More

Hot Summer Night

Poetic Justice 2 – By Popular Demand!
Thursday, September 6th | Read More

Poetic Justice 2

The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show
Sept. 6th | Read More

Greatest Love

Don’t miss St. Paul Baptist Church Special Events with Marvin Sapp and more special guests, Sept. 9th through Sept. 23rd | Read More

St. Paul Baptist Church Upcoming Events

Husky Shows Summer Jazz Series 2018 –
Next Concert Sat. September 8th | Read More

Husky Shows Summer Jazz Series

16th Annual Congress of African Peoples (CAP) Convening
Sept. 8th | Read More

16th Annual Congress

ALC ’18: The DREAM Still Demands Leadership! 48th Annual Legislative Conference, September 12-16 | Read More

Annual Legislative Conference

WILL YOU BE THERE? Jazz at 2300 in Sacramento, Sept 15th | Read More

Jazz at 2300

2018 Sounds of Soul Black Music Awards, Sat. Sept. 15th | Read More

Sounds of Soul Black Music Awards

DON’T MISS the 10th Year Anniversary Celebration of the Exceptional Women of Color (EWOC) Conference & Expo, October 6th | Read More

EWOC 2018

The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour with 4 Shows.
Get Your Tickets Now | Read More

Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour


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