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image2021 Sacramento Ghanaian Independence Day Celebration
by Adapted from 2020 Celebration
Sacramento Ghanaian Independence Day Weekend offers a sneak preview into an exciting new addition to the Farm to Fork Capitol in the Great State of California....
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2021 12:34PM
image2021 National Freedom Day - Black History in the California Gold Rush
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
(1840-1875) Discover the historical significance of Pan Africans in early California history is essential to preserve the authentic contributions that helped shape California and the United States of America....
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:13PM
imageBlack Agriculture vs. Black Farmer: Remembering George Washington Carver Recognition Day
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The National Holiday Recognizing George Washington Carver remains cloaked in mystery. Hint: It not USDA Secretary Thomas Vilsack the problem, few "Black Farm Leaders" will even will say George Washington Carvers's name or share his journey....
Posted: Fri Jan 1, 2021 8:21PM
image2020 California State Capitol - Racism in the Farm to Fork Capitol
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our 22nd Annual, 2020 California State Capitol Kwanzaa continues a special tradition in the seat of authority of our Great State of California, Farm to Fork Capitol of America, where "Racism" is officially a Public Health Crisis throughout the Capitol Region....
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:36AM
imageDiscover the Hawaiian Seamen who built Sutter's Fort and settled the Sacramento Region
by Edited from Peter T Young
Eight experienced Hawaiian seamen, whom King Kamehameha selected escorted Johan Sutter from the Sandwich Islands to establish a colony inland Northern California. The agreement to pay them ten dollars a month and return them back to the Hawaiian Islands after three years if they wished to leave. The "hidden figures of authentic Sacramento History comes alive for 2020 Sacramento County Kwanzaa...
Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 3:50PM
imageFederal Juneteenth Holiday Bill Lacks Congressional Budget Office Cost Analysis
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Juneteenth our agreed upon date of a National Day to celebrate Freedom awaits a cost analysis by the "Non-Partisan" Congressional Budget Office during the election cycle for oue President, US Senate and US House of Representatives. Freedom is never free....
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:03PM
imageSacramento, California MAAFA - Beyond the Ritual Toward Solutions
by Charisse Jones
A new notion of "Black Lives Matters" suggests a possible desire to examine the authentic Black experience here in Sacramento, California. The City of New York experience is an example of possibilities... if the beginning of 'Manifest Destiny' becomes part of the story....
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:08AM
image2020 Juneteenth National Holiday Convention
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Globally, Juneteenth is poised help expand a year round expression of Freedom marked by a new official United States of America, Federal Holiday that could begin on Saturday, June 19, 2021, as we stand on the shoulders of many ancestors preparing for an amazing new beginning....
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:37AM
imageA Great Nation Celebrates Our Journey Towards A Juneteenth National Holiday
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The Juneteenth National Independence Day Act would make June 19 an official annual federal holiday, the first new one created since the 1980s. While officially this would guarantee a day off for federal employees and public schools, in practice many global multinational corporations will follow suit....
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:20PM
textSacramento And Swiss Sister City Liestal Need To Talk About Their History by Noam Schaulin, JUSO BL
After the attack on the now removed statue of the founder of Sacramento John Sutter, the Young Socialist Party of the swiss canton of Baselland launched an action in Sutters hometown to draw attention to the fact that John Sutter was a slave owner and child trader. Now, they want Sacramento and its sister city Liestal (Switzerland), capital city of the canton of Baselland, to use their partnership to remember Sutters victims and educate the citizens of both places....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:04AM
image20th Anniversary of Rosa Parks Day in California
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our 2020 Rosa Parks Day of Courage, at Sacramento City Hall is the oldest known official celebration of Rosa Parks Day in California. ACR 156, California Legislation recognizing the 20th Anniversary of Rosa Parks Day will recommit a statewide effort to share the strength, courage, faith and determination of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks with young school children and seasoned seniors who have forgotten how to sing, "We Shall Overcome" in California and throughout the world....
Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:56PM
imageExploring California Pan African Heritage in Elk Grove, California
by Michael Harris
2020 Black History Month, Early California Pan African Heritage...
Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:26PM
imageColonel Charles Young Memorial Highway
by Edited from Dana Dierkes
November 1903 celebrated an amazing accomplishment at Sequoia National Park. November 2019 we prepare to recall and resurrect the reason for the original celebration by helping establish the Colonel Charles Young Memorial Highway for the world to see....
Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:32PM
imageBirthday Tribute to Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr.
by Edited from the Sacramento History Museum
Leidesdorff passed away on May 18, 1848 from what was then called brain fever at the age of 36 in San Francisco just after he received official reports of vast sums of gold on his American River land....
Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:00PM
imageCalifornia organizing to show support for HE Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, AU Ambassador
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Full Moon, Maafa Commemoration and 2019 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week are aligned to show broadbased support for Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the United States of America...
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:37PM
imageEducation exchange a focus of Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Sharing the legacy of Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. will help facilitate educational exchange between California's educational institutions (public colleges in the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges) and private institutions studying and embarking on study trips to African and Caribbean educational institutions for cultural and economic reasons....
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 9:33AM
imageInaugural International Teff Super Grain Day
by Michael Harris
Everyone is invited to celebrate International Teff Super Grain Day with us or at an Ethiopian Restaurant in your community....
Posted: Tue Aug 6, 2019 10:24AM
imageNew Trade Bloc Will Spur Pan African Industries
by Kennedy Maina
Preparations for 2019 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week hosted in the Capitol City of Sacramento, California is poised to expand connections to the 5th largest economy in the world to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)...
Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:09PM
imageTrump signs two executive orders expediting oil and gas pipelines
by Dan Bacher
David Turnbull, Strategic Campaigns Director with Oil Change U.S., slammed the signing of the two executive orders, comparing the orders to taking a “jackhammer” to the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act:...
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:40PM
textSenate Disaster Funding Fails Over Puerto Rico Aid Debate by Jubilee USA Network
On Monday the Senate failed to pass disaster relief funding to benefit Americans impacted by wildfires, hurricanes, flooding and other natural disasters. Republicans and Democrats clashed over recovery aid amounts for Puerto Rico and two separate proposals could not muster enough votes for passage....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 8:55AM