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Artist Taylor Pannell stands next to a mannequin and in front of a self portrait inside her art studio Taylor’d Mind Studios in Sacramento on Feb. 3, 2021. The self-portrait is made from coffee watercolor and ink.

Sacramento artist offers art studio perfectly ‘Taylor’d’ to the community

Nijzel Dotson April 3, 2021
Taylor Pannell considers her apartment turned art studio to be “The Home of Sacramento.”

Sacramento’s Black community jubilant with Sojourner Truth Museum grand opening

Michael Eskridge March 22, 2021
The grand opening of the Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum at Florin square on Saturday gave members of the community cause for celebration.
A digital rendering of the renovated SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center, which will now serve as a location for large-scale events such as conventions, conferences, and statewide events. Render by David Jones. Photo courtesy of SAFE Credit Union Perfect Arts Center.

Renovated SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center to reopen summer 2021

Angela Rodriguez March 10, 2021
Broadway On Tour is still scheduled to arrive at the newly renovated SAFE Credit Union performing Arts Center this fall. Read about all the changes you can expect upon your next visit.

The Pop Up Shop At Arden provides opportunity for Sacramento’s Black entrepreneurs

Drue Goncalves and Alan Trinidad March 5, 2021
The Black-owned outlet The Pop Up Shop at Arden Fair mall provides an opportunity for black entrepreneurs to showcase their brands.
Customers in Sacramento browse the selection of vintage streetwear at the expo on Sunday, Feb. 21. The event included 82 booths and gathered around 105 vendors, co-creator of Worlds Worst Expo Jamison Lyons said.

Sacramento’s ‘Worst’ Kept Secret: underground streetwear market reopens

Alan Trinidad February 25, 2021
On the third Sunday of every month, people of Sacramento can watch a vacant parking lot on I Street transform into a refined vintage streetwear market. URL: worlds-worst-bodega-expo-streetwear-sacramento
Flexibility, strength, delivery: How 3 Black-owned restaurants are surviving the pandemic

Flexibility, strength, delivery: How 3 Black-owned restaurants are surviving the pandemic

Alan Trinidad and Sarah Blunt February 14, 2021
Despite major setbacks, these Sacramento Black-owned businesses have still found ways to positively impact their community.
This year, Sacramento and the wourld is celebrating Valentine’s Day a little bit differently due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From live outdoor music to antique marketplaces and online couples painting lessons, there’s no shortage of romantic escapades this weekend.

Valentine’s Day events to attend this weekend virtually or in-person

Angela Rodriguez February 12, 2021
Local businesses in the Sacramento area will be hosting small events that you and your valentine can attend. These events include painting, drinking, eating, and more.
The Pan-African flag is made up of red, black and green stripes; the Black Power movement is symbolized by a fist. Several virtual events will be held in February to celebrate Black History Month.

Black History Month: 7 virtual, socially-distanced events in Sacramento

Angela Rodriguez February 5, 2021
The Black community of Sacramento is coming together to celebrate Black History Month with these free virtual and socially-distanced events.
FEATURE: Sacramento Police Chief and activist agree on step to reduce gun violence - education

FEATURE: Sacramento Police Chief and activist agree on step to reduce gun violence – education

Sara Nevis and Ian Ratliff December 19, 2020

Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn and Jamilia Land to some may be unlikely friends, but that has not stopped Land from receiving criticism from the public for being friends with a police officer due...

Panchito Mexican Restaurant on Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. Owners Jose and Rosibel Osuna said they hope their new specials will draw in business during the lockdown.

Local restaurant owners grapple with latest stay-at-home order

TJ Martinez December 17, 2020
With the current stay-at-home order in effect in Sacramento County, see how local small businesses are both struggling and adapting in response to such conditions.
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