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imageStolen Legacy - California Pioneers of African Descent will seek United Nations support
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. was born on a farm in 1810, St. Croix, Virgin Islands to his African-Cuban mother, Anna Marie and Danish-Jewish father, William Leidesdorff, Sr. He was born a Danish citizen, naturalized a U.S. citizen in 1834, New Orleans, Louisiana and obtained Mexican citizenship in 1843, Monterey, Alta California. Leidesdorff died very suddenly in 1848, a day before public announcement of the Gold Rush at Negro Bar, he is buried inside the Catholic Mission, San Francisco...
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2022 6:27pm PDT
image2022 California Juneteenth Holiday still an optional notion for some reason
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
20 years ago California Juneteenth National Freedom Day was established as “optional” and today AB 1655 offers another “optional” path toward celebrations of our unique California Journey From Slavery to Freedom beginning on 1535 in Baja California Sur....
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2022 8:17am PDT
imageCA State Parks Commission considers one of the most endangered historic sites in America
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California State Park and Recreation Commission may visit one of the most endangered historic preservation sites in America. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District represents "hidden figures" from the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. As the Nation celebrates Juneteenth Freedom, California State Parks regional staff continues a generational effort to erase, distort and destroy all authentic golden legacy by people of African descent during the Californi...
Posted: Wed, Jun 15, 2022 9:58am PDT
image2022 California Juneteenth - National Freedom Day
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation....
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2022 10:58am PDT
imageOil industry stops bill banning oil drilling in CA waters from moving forward
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by Dan Bacher
California oil and gas regulators have approved 150 offshore drilling permits in state waters since January 1, 2019. Of those permits, five were for new wells and the rest were for reworking existing wells, according to an analysis of permits approved through October 1, 2021 and posted at www.NewsomWellWatch.org by Consumer Watchdog and FracTracker Alliance....
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2022 12:29pm PDT
image58 California legislators have taken over $10,000 in 'dirty donation's
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by Dan Bacher
A May 2022 update to its Tracking the Dirty Dollars Project by Sierra Club California provides some clarity why California’s environmental policies don't live up to the “green” words of the state’s politicians. This update reveals that only 15 legislators have not received campaign contributions from polluters and their allies since January 1, 2021....
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2022 12:13pm PDT
imageSacramento Region Juneteenth Celebrations of Freedom
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Freedom is never free, and our unique "California Grown" Journey from Slavery to Freedom began in 1535 with Spanish Conquistadors arriving in Baja California Sur and the Mission/Presidio System of enslaved and free people of African and Indigenous descent began a long and difficult path of generational genocide, enslavement and affliction to arrive at a new beginning we call 1865 Juneteenth, Freedom Day Celebration....
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2022 9:28am PDT
calendar#WearOrange: ARTivism Event- Sidewalk Chalking Remembrances for Lives Lost to Gun Violence
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by Wear Orange - Everytown for Gun Saftey
Davis, CA - please RSVP to receive event location Please bring extra sidewalk chalk, water & masks...
Event Date: Fri, Jun 3, 2022 4:00pm PDT
Posted: Tue, May 31, 2022 9:57am PDT
calendar#WearOrgange: End Gun Violence CA State Capitol Press Conference Rally
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by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
California State Capitol, 10th street between L Street and N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Thu, Jun 2, 2022 9:00am PDT
Posted: Mon, May 30, 2022 7:30am PDT
calendarCurrent Challenges to Voting Rights & the Role of League of Women Voters
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by Renaissance Society of Sacromento State Univ.
Del Norte Hall, Room 1004, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819; program is free, but a small campus parking fee may apply Fully vaccinated card, properly worn masks, and social distancing required...
Event Date: Fri, Jun 3, 2022 10:30am PDT
Posted: Sat, May 21, 2022 1:01pm PDT
imageDiscover the Historic Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar, Sacramento County, California
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Since the California Gold Rush Era, the Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar, Sacramento California remains a crown jewel along today's American River Parkway; the debate will preserve or erase all authentic aspects of people of African Descent from California History....
Posted: Wed, May 18, 2022 2:55pm PDT
imageHonorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. at Negro Bar State Historic Park
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Enslaved and Free, people of African Descent played a profound role in authentic California History. US Army Corp of Topographical Engineers led by John C. Fremont testimony shows the placement of the "African Founding Father of California" and so many "hidden figures" soon valued and preserved at Negro Bar State Historic Park in a good way. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar, Gold Mining Towns on the way to California Statehood, September 9, 1850....
Posted: Mon, May 16, 2022 3:45pm PDT
imageCalifornia YIMBY Endorses Republican Joe Patterson for State Assembly
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by CA YIMBY News
Pro-luxury development group California YIMBY has endorsed real estate broker Joe Patterson, a Republican candidate for State Assembly in District 5 in the June 7 primary election. Additionally, California YIMBY Victory Fund PAC has contributed $2,500 to Patterson's campaign. In California, YIMBY organizations are well known for attacking socialist candidates, and those on the left, in favor of moderate Democrats. This endorsement of Patterson for state assembly, a bread and butter Republican...
Posted: Sat, May 14, 2022 10:28pm PDT
textFlorida Approves Risky Release of Billions of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Scientifically Flawed Experiment by Center for Food Safety
FDACS' approval came despite unresolved public health and environmental concerns raised by scientists, public health experts and environmental groups about potential impacts of the release....
Posted: Fri, May 13, 2022 1:05pm PDT
image2022 World Trade Month - Expanding California African Global Trade
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Since 1938, the United States has recognized May as World Trade Month and used it as an opportunity to celebrate the importance of international trade to the U.S. economy. 2022 Africa Unity Week is helping organize and promote The World Conference of Mayors and Black Towns and Historic Settlements Alliance in California as we build global unity. Together, we must build greater awareness and highlight the role of international business and trade in our communities....
Posted: Sun, May 8, 2022 5:19pm PDT
calendarSacramento: Bans Off Our Bodies! March & Rally for Roe at CA State Capitol
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by Planned Parenthood Affiliates of CA
California State Capitol- west steps, 10th St and L Street and N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Sat, May 14, 2022 11:00am PDT
Posted: Thu, May 5, 2022 6:39pm PDT
imageDiscover the Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Burial Ground Project
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our California Gold Rush Era burial grounds for people of African Descent, from both before and after the Civil War, are in a state of disrepair or inaccessibility due to overgrowth of vegetation, crumbling structures, and other racial challenges seeking to erase, distort or forever destroy the salient contributions of our ancestors must be systemically challenged....
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 10:16am PDT
image2022 Africa Unity Week - highlighting the "African Founding Father of California"
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Discover the Maritime Legacy of the "African Founding Father of California" as master of the ship Julia Ann, trading throughout the Pacific Rim and became the leading financial figure in the development of San Francisco. Leidesdorff aquired a 35,521 acre called Rancho Rio De Los Americanos from the Mexican Government while acquiring a vast array of international business pursuits throughout the Pacific Rim. The 1849 historic town of Negro Bar, Sacramento County is poised for global consider...
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 9:22pm PDT
calendarUC Davis: UC Green New Deal Climate Rally
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by UC Berkeley GND
Mrak Hall north steps at UC Davis, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616...
Event Date: Fri, Apr 22, 2022 12:00pm PDT
Posted: Mon, Apr 18, 2022 2:27pm PDT
imageUniversity of California Campuses Rally in Support of UC-wide “UC Green New Deal”
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by UCSC Climate Coalition and UC Green New Deal
Students, faculty, and staff who are part of the UC Green New Deal Coalition, along with members of environmental organizations, campus Sustainability Offices, and concerned individuals on all ten UC campuses, conceived of the idea of an “Intercampus Earth Day” to draw inspiration from each other and to share resources and events that promote more climate awareness and climate action. Nine UC campuses are rallying on Earth Day to promote climate action. Several campuses, in addition to their...
Posted: Fri, Apr 15, 2022 1:56pm PDT