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imageCalifornia Admisson Day - Examining the impacts of Manifest Destiny
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today, we prepare a way towoard systemic ressurection, a rebirth of California Admission Day Celebrations, worthy of our collective efforts coming together toward, forming a more perfect union: honest, courageous and bold....
Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 6:30AM
image2021 National Black Agriculture Breakfast Forum
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
A 21st Century notion may help increase the current reality of @ 1% of United State Agriculture Producers of African Descent in both Urban Agriculture and Rural Agriculture Agribusiness...
Posted: Wed Sep 8, 2021 8:45AM
imageHawaiian Royal Family recognized at 2021 California Admission Day
by Peter T. Young
2021 California Admission Day, we seek authentic voices from diverse communities impacted by the 1850 Compromise by the US Congress, establishing California as a State. Hawaiians under King Kamehameha III, helped settle Sacramento and few seem to know, yet....
Posted: Sun Aug 22, 2021 6:01PM
imageInternational Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples toward 2021 California Admission Day
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The living legacy of Indigenous people throughout the Great State of California legacy will no longer be discounted and/or discredited. Generational Genocide, Slavery and Disparaging treatment cannot be ignored any longer. Together, we can and must form a more perfect union by facing "what really happened" and Build Back Better in 2021....
Posted: Sat Aug 7, 2021 8:17PM
imageAfro-Latino Presence in Early California - Negro Bar, Sacramento County
by adapted from Damany Fisher, Ph.D
Afro-Latinos migrated to California in significant numbers. By 1790, they made up nearly 20 percent of California’s population, or one out of every five residents. More importantly, the concept of “race” had far less significance in California than in the United States. While European-born Spaniards controlled California society, Afro-Latinos and mestizos did manage to gain political and economic influence during the Spanish and Mexican periods of California history. Established in 1849, Neg...
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:05PM
imageTask Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans
by State of California Department of Justice
The institution of slavery is inextricably woven into the establishment, history, and prosperity of the United States. Constitutionally and statutorily sanctioned from 1619 to 1865, slavery deprived more than four million Africans and their descendants of life, liberty, citizenship, cultural heritage, and economic opportunity...
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2021 11:42PM
imageFrom Negroland to Negro Bar - Origins of the Juneteenth Freedom Journey
by adapted from Shannen Dee Williams
Elmina Castle and the Catholic chapel erected at the center of its courtyard directly on top of the structure’s slave dungeon are still standing is one of the great historical treasures of the 21st century....
Posted: Sun Jun 6, 2021 10:27PM
imageProposed Proclamation for 2021 Africa Day - California State Capitol Celebration
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
On May 25, 1963, the Organization of African Union was founded to promote the unity and solidarity of the African nation states to act as a collective voice for the people of the African continent. Today, the African Union continues that journey to secure Africa’s long-term cultural, economic, and political future California, the fifth economic power on earth, has a profound role and responsibility towards expanding mutually beneficial trade and commerce....
Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 4:23PM
imageOver 1600 gallons of oil spilled in Inglewood Oil Field; oil and gas scorecard released
by Dan Bacher
“Yesterday's oil spill is a deadly reminder that the environmental racism that’s shaped and harmed Black, Indigenous, and people of color continues to put our health at risk,” said Martha Dina Arguello, STAND-LA Coalition and Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles....
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:45PM
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