EXCLUSIVE! Ray Charles Tribute Show Coming To Folsom, Modesto — A Chat With Emmy Winner Clint Holmes

Gov. Newsom Appoints African-American Woman to Lead Government Operations. Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Richardson, 49, secretary of the Government Operations Agency. Sacramento insiders it call “GovOps” for short. Read more
Black History Did Not Start In America, It Started At The Beginning Of Humanity. In school, most of us did not learn about a “Black Planet”. Our history lessons did not exceed the timeline of caucasian history, as if nothing that happened before Greece and Rome. Most of our teachers never emphasized the fact that black people were advanced and civilized before a single caucasian walked the earth. Read more

From the facebook page of Aliyah's mom, Shelia Dickerson: "Incredible opening night. If I had to describe the evening in one was ELECTRIFYING! Great job, Aliyah."

CLICK HERE to read the article about Aliyah in the Sacramento News & Reviews.
THE HUB's First Fridays
Business Mixer
Bringing Happy Hour back with THE HUB's First Fridays Business Mixer starting Friday, February 7th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Ambiance Lounge in Old Sacramento. THE HUB Magazine will host THE HUB's First Fridays at a variety of venues throughout the Greater Sacramento Valley Region in 2020. Look forward to a live jazz band, speed networking, appetizers, no host bar, signature drink specials, and raffle prizes. All professional adults in the corporate arena, fashion industry, entrepreneurship, and arts are encouraged to attend for networking, good conversation and good music at THE HUB's First Friday's Business Mixer on Friday, Feb 7th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Ambiance Lounge. Advance tickets online $10 or $15 at the door. 

Karen Clark Sheard
Don't miss Karen Clark Sheard at Greater Christ Temple in Stocketon on Sat-Feb 8. Starts at 7 pm. Admission is $20/person.
DID YOU KNOW that ELECTION DAY is coming up on March 3, 2020 for the Presidential Primary Election. CLICK HERE for more info on Sacramento County Elections and learn more about the candidates below who are running for office.

Voter registration can be done online at You will need your California driver license or state-issued ID number, the last four digits of your social security number and your date of birth.

If you’re not sure whether you’re already registered, you can check on the California Secretary of State website,

The deadline for voter registration is Feb. 18, which is 15 calendar days ahead of Election Day.

If you miss that deadline, you can still vote under California’s conditional voter registration law, sometimes known as same-day voter registration.
The Love Jones "Best Love Poem" Competition
The Love Jones "Swoon Effect"
Broadway award-winning actress & television star Lauren Ridloff - Keynote at Black History Month Celebration


Don't miss the theatre play, "When We Were Colored: A Mother's Story" based on the memoir by Eva Rutland, the play tells the story of a black family that moves to Sacramento in 1952. Show dates run from February 14 through March 14, 2020 at The Guild Theatre in Oak Park - Sacramento.

Looking for the Best School for Your Kids. If you want a free, public, high-quality school for your kids - join us at Fortune School! Have questions contact us at (916) 924-8633.

The Ultimate Urban Snow Adventure Weekend is Back! - 2020 Blackout Weekend,
The Urban Professionals Ski/Snowboard & Party Weekend

Black Expo 2020 at Sacramento State University on Sat-Feb 29th and Sun-Mar 1st. Taking place inside the University Union Ballroom.

To register as an exhibitor and to get more info, call (916) 572-6691.
At Highlands Community Charter School, you can earn your high school diploma at no cost and get the career training you desire. Offering several certification programs that include: Truck Driving, Medical Assisting, Esthetics, Office Administration, Small Business Ownership and more.

IT'S NEVER TO LATE! Call today for more info at (916) 844-2283 and book an appointment for a tour of the main campus located in North Sacramento with several school site locations throughout Northern California.

Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles on Thurs-Feb 13 featuring an all-star cast of award winning performers: TAKE 6, Clint Holmes, 6-time Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon, and Grammy winning saxophonist - Kirk Whalum!
WORKSHOP - Buyer Presentation: Steps to Buying a HOME!
Come learn what it takes to buy a house and walk away with a solid plan at the Buyer Presentation: Steps to Buying a HOME! Taking place Sat-2/22 from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Presented by: Terrelle Keys, Real Estate Agent, DRE Lic #02041333 and Zoritha Thompson, Broker, DRE Lic #01077927

For more info call (916) 897-8548.

Friday, April 3 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm in Sacramento
Hair by Tavia Jenkins - Owner of Double Take Hair Gallery
(916) 451-4600
Hair by Tracy Brown - Owner of Another Look Hair Salon
(916) 688-7704
Elk Grove, California
(916) 549-8972
Hair by BrandNewJames
Featuring make up artist, Marilee, with a Classic Bob with a flim by professional stylist and barber, James Gilbert (aka @brandnewjames on IG). Located in Pasadena, California.

Book appointment: 916.514.2539
CLICK HERE to contact the Dr. Ephraim Williams Family Life Center to book your next special event. (916) 737-7064
Winter 2020 issue of THE HUB Mag available online and at select locations the week of January 27th. SEE MORE
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