MLK Birthday Celebration 2023
Join PBCD and the MLK Birthday Celebration Commitee in our annual celebration of the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. On January 15, 2023 join in a celebration with music, poetry, dance, and speakers over ZOOM, ID: 882 4845 5259 passcode: 172836 or watch the livestream at facebook.com/MLKCOMMITTEE , and on January 16th, 2023 join …
Juneteenth Community Festival, June 18th, 2022
Please join us for Sonoma County’s 52nd annual MLK Juneteenth Community Celebration, June 18, 2022, 10am-6pm. For more information click here
The Queen of Basketball, a short documentary film
As a child growing up in rural Mississippi, Lusia “Lucy” Harris often stayed up past her bedtime watching her favorite N.B.A. players, dreaming of one day playing on the same courts. Reaching 6 feet 3 inches by the time she was in high school, Harris was often called “long and tall and that’s all” by …
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Black History Program video 2022
Our theme for 2022’s annual Black History Program was Black Health and Wellness. This year our program was held virtually on February 26th, from 6:30-8:00pm. Please watch the video below to enjoy an evening of speakers, music, dance, and celebration.
Black History Exhibit at the Petaluma Library 2022
The Petaluma Regional Library hosted our annual Black History Exhibit this year for the month of February. If you aren’t able to attend in person, please view our video below. This year’s theme is Black Health and Wellness. https://vimeo.com/676445182
Happy Kwanzaa 2021!
We really enjoyed this virtual family and friends Kwanzaa program, we hope you will too!
What IS JUNETEENTH? Juneteenth is the name given to June 19 in celebration of the day that enslaved black people in Texas found that they were free. This day may also be referred to as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day or Emancipation Day. During the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862, …
About 17 million people were transported against their will from Africa to North, Central and South America during the 16th century and up until the 19th century. Millions more died while being transported to the Americas. This mass deportation and resulting slavery are seen as one of the worst violations of human rights. Some experts …