As The California Black Chamber of Commerce pays tribute to Aubry Stone, Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises recalls his leadership during the historic California Trade Tour to Durban, South Africa during the inaugural November 2016 Durban Essence Magazine Festival that culminated with a concert that included U.S. celebrities as Steve Harvey, Mary Mary, and more. Stone had plans underway to return to South Africa in the Spring of 2019.
Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises says respect should be given in the coverage of Ray Taliaferro's tragic death so far from home.
New Year Eve's Revelers will get a 4-hour top shelf cocktail reception, all-inclusive premium amenities and service with three separate party spaces, unlimited cocktails from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., a variety of hors d'oeuvres and desserts, a midnight balloon drop on the dance floor and a front row seat to the Embarcadero firework display.
Sigma Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity launched the Omega Gents Youth Mentoring and Tutoring Program (Omega Gents) to address the many challenges facing African-American males. The Omega Gents Program is designed to inject an optimistic environment, attitude and message into the lives of our African-American school-aged males, teaching and encouraging them to positively define, plan, pursue and achieve their life goals. Read more.
SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR LONDON BREED, ANITA LEE, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS HONOR MAYOR ED LEE ON ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH
Mayor London N. Breed, Anita Lee, and community leaders today celebrated the acquisition and preservation of two adjoining buildings in the Inner Richmond neighborhood under the City’s Small Sites Program, which will ensure that 16 homes remain permanently affordable. The announcement comes one year after the tragic passing of the late Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw the creation of the Small Sites Program.
The United States of America paid its respect to the 41st President George H.W. Bush on "The National Day of Mourning," Wednesday, December 5, 2018. As the nation mourns President Bush, who succumbed at age 94, closer to home Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises shares the impact of death on her military family and among professional associates.
Bring the Family! Bring the Friends! Lorraine Hansberry Theatre’s (LHT) popular “Soulful Christmas: A Gospel Holiday Concert” returns for the fifth season from Thursday, December 13 to Sunday, December 23, 2018 presented in the Buriel Clay Theater at the African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street in San Francisco.
Wright Enterprises extends deepest sympathy to the loved ones and business associates of Aubry L. Stone, founder of the California Black Chamber of Commerce. The highly respected innovator and entrepreneur passed on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 74 years of age. Having met, Aubry L. Stone, on the historic November 2016 CA Black Chamber of Commerce Trade Mission to the inaugural Durban/Essence Magazine Festival in Durban, South Africa, Jackie Wright, President of Wright Enterprises is saddened to hear of the passing of an inspirational business associate.
Today's 12 noon event will be streamed lived for those who cannot attend. Speakers include: J. Keith Gilles, Chair, California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection; Professor of Forest Economics, UC Berkeley, Thom Porter, Chief of Strategic Planning, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE); and Kurtis Alexander, Water, Wildfire and Climate Writer, San Francisco Chronicle Maggi Kelly, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Environmental Science, Policy and Management Department, UC Berkeley Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One—Moderato