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imageCalifornia YIMBY Endorses Republican Joe Patterson for State Assembly
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
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
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
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"
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
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”
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
imageMetropolitan Water District Board Votes to Fund Sites Reservoir
by Dan Bacher
In response to the vote, Caty Wagner, Sierra Club California SoCal Water Organizer, stated, “We are disappointed that MWD decided to fund the next phase of Sites. This irresponsible decision directly harms Californians and increases Southern California’s dependence on the already-strained Bay-Delta."...
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2022 7:30pm PDT
imagePreservation of salient contributions by people of African descent too egregious for some.
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Persevere, is the new elevated standard to hold fast upon in the latest round of efforts to erase all authentic record of people of African Descent along today's American River Parkway. If "they" are successful, it will not be for the lack of presenting authentic primary source documentation since the turn of the century. "White Male Only" remains the current methodology, to arrive at the desired "need" and foul process utilized in a cloaked private notion. Spring 2022, a new public proces...
Posted: Thu, Apr 7, 2022 5:33pm PDT
imageUnited States Colored Troops Congressional Gold Medal Act
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate shall make appropriate arrangements for the presentation, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal of appropriate design to the African Americans who served with Union forces during the Civil War, collectively, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during the Civil War....
Posted: Wed, Mar 30, 2022 9:12pm PDT
image2022 California Armed Service Day - Tribute to United States Colored Troops
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
AB 1655, is on the way to an official California Juneteenth Holiday to begin sharing our authentic contribution toward saving the Union while fighting for freedom. In July of 1862, Congress passed the Militia Act of 1862. It had become an “indispensable military necessity” to call on America’s African descent population to help save the Union....
Posted: Wed, Mar 30, 2022 7:50pm PDT
imageGold Mining Town of Negro Bar Cemetery and 2022 Armed Forces Day Celebration
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The Negro Bar Cemetery was originally associated with the Negro Bar Gold Rush Era Mining Town, which is a California State Historical Site. Across Lake Natoma, a newly developed project area set aside within the vast Folsom Lake Recreational Area managed by California State Parks to honor early pioneers of African Descent along today's American River Parkway during the California Gold Rush Era (1840-1875) is under another round of effort to distort, destroy and/or disregard authentic Califo...
Posted: Mon, Mar 28, 2022 12:37am PDT
imageOfficial State of California Juneteenth Holiday - First Hearing for AB 1655
by Glenda Humiston
Juneteenth is an important day in American history not only to celebrate the end of slavery, but to acknowledge the great injustices done to Black people in this country. While we celebrate the emancipation of slaves on Juneteenth, it's a reminder we must continue to strive to provide equity for Black members of our community in order for all of us to experience freedom in the same way. Glenda Humiston, Vice President, UCANR...
Posted: Sat, Mar 26, 2022 8:23am PDT
calendarMLK’s Beyond Vietnam speech-Public Readings
by Faye Wilson Kennedy
Online Event...
Event Date: Mon, Apr 4, 2022 6:30pm PDT
Posted: Fri, Mar 18, 2022 5:41am PDT
calendarThe Soul of a Cyclist: Virtual Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker
by Fresno County Bicycle Coalition
Event Date: Sun, May 22, 2022 3:00pm PDT
Posted: Sat, Mar 12, 2022 3:23am PST
image2022 Africa Unity Day - San Diego Waterfront and African Museum
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our "California Grown" gift to the world, the United Nations was founded in San Francisco, California, August 1943 and may help serve as “a featured platform for improving the safety and quality of life and livelihoods of people of African descent” and ensure the full political, economic and social inclusion in the societies where they live....
Posted: Fri, Mar 11, 2022 9:48am PST
calendarSacramento: Global Climate Strike - Rally for Climate Crisis & Indigenous Justice
by MCYC, Pomo Land Back, FFF, more
West Steps of California State Capitol, 1315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814. This is a peaceful rally for climate justice and racial justice....
Event Date: Fri, Mar 25, 2022 1:00pm PDT
Posted: Wed, Mar 9, 2022 10:59am PST
imageChallenging Colonialism s01e03 Full Episode (+p.iv)
by Martin Rizzo-Martinez & Daniel Stonebloom
s01e03 Weapons of Mass Destruction Full Episode: Removing Dams and Restoring Salmon Duration 1:47:56 Challenging Colonialism amplifies Indigenous perspectives on issues of concern to native Californian communities....
Posted: Mon, Mar 7, 2022 9:28am PST
imageCalifornia Assembly Bill 1655 - Juneteenth Paid Holiday for the State of California
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
One block from Old Sacramento Supreme Court Chambers the auction block of "enslaved" prisoners of war were sold. All along the American River Parkway, in the shadow of the early California State Capitol construction, enslavement of people of African Descent, Genocide of Indigenous Nations, Kanakas, Mexicans, Chileans and anybody with melanin pigmentated skin were not a citizen in 1849. Throughout the State same song......
Posted: Sun, Mar 6, 2022 10:30pm PST
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