Mr. and Jr. Black Sacramento Contest
Other guest will include: Men Of Soul, Hurrikane/Poet and a special appearance by Miss. Black Sacramento
Malaki Seku_Amen displaying his performance in Mr. Black Sacramento in 1993
Derrick A. Miller takes the crown as Mr. Black Sacramento 1993
Mr. Black Sacramento contest was held from 1993 to 1995 by Mr. Mark Thomas and prior to that by Mr. Kevin Hellon showcasing some of the most dynamic black men in Sacramento. In search of the whole, productive, nurturing, courageous and powerful black man Sojourner Truth Museum in partnership with Conscious Vibes has decided to reintroduce this amazing event to Sacramento.
Therefore, the mission of the contest
is to improve the image of Black males through positive visibility, and to
generate awareness and to hope to continue to celebrate the legacy and resilience
of Black men.
Do you think you have what it takes to be Mr. and Jr. Black Sacramento? Do you think you can represent yourself and your community? If so, sign up and enter the Mr. and Jr. Black Sacramento Contest.
2014 Mr. Black Sacramento Judges
Derrick A. Miller Mr. Black Sacramento 1993
Chef Richard Pannell
Artist and Curator Jasmin Wyrick
Akela Douglass is a former Miss Black Sacramento Teen queen and Miss Black Sacramento Miss queen. She is a licensed beauty professional (hair & make up) and an accomplished singer!
Naimah McDaniels - Actress, Model and Poet
We would also like to welcome our judges for this year:
Malaki Seku-Amen,Derrick A. Miller, Richard Pannell, Jasmine Wyrick, Akela Douglass and Naimah McDaniels
For those of you who don't know, Mr. Malaki Seku-Amen and Derrick A. Miller both participated in Mr. Black Sacramento in 1993.
Mr. Derrick A. Miller won the title as Mr. Black Sacramento 1993. Both of these men have been on a mission to accomplish greatness in their community. We applaud them!
Special Thanks to Malaki Seku-Amen an Derrick A. Miller for sharing photos from Mr. Black Sacramento in 1993
The purpose of this event will address and expose the the exaggerations, fabrications, distortions and misrepresentations of black men. There are good black men available.
Famous Quotes by Black Men
Here is a collection of powerful and inspirational quotes from prominent African American men:
1. “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” – Bill Cosby
2. “Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time: the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such method is love.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
3. “The only justification for ever looking down on somebody is to pick them up.” – Jesse Jackson
4. “Let it [racism] be a problem to someone else… Let it drag them down. Don’t use it as an excuse for your own shortcomings.” – Colin Powell
5. “The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself-the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us-that’s where it’s at.” – Jesse Owens
6. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington
7. “I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don’t believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn’t want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I’m not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn’t know how to return the treatment.” – Malcolm X
8. “I don’t want a Black History Month. Black history is American history.” – Morgan Freeman
9. “We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.” – Carter Woodson
10. “Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.” – Carol Moseley-Braun
11. “Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion.” – William Lloyd Garrison
12. “Black people cannot and will not become integrated into American society on any terms but those of self-determination and autonomy.” – Gerda Lerner
Historical Black Men
A man who stand for nothing will fall for anything. Malcolm X
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
John Henrik Clarke
Date: May 10, 2014
Time: Doors open for seating at 5:00
Curtains open at 5:30pm
Location: Burbank High School Auditorium, 3500 Florin Rd, Sacramento, CA 95823
Join us for this exciting event. You will be entertained by our fabulous
contestants, show casing their talents, fashion and their charisma. They will be
giving you everything they have in order to earn this title of Mr. and Jr. Black Sacramento
Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. This will be a sold out event.
(Tickets are available at Sojourner Truth Museum Wednesdays thru Saturdays between 10:00am to 2:00pm, other ticket outlets will be available soon)
Special thanks to contestant sponsors:
There will be a live music, raffles prizes, delicious food and tons of fun. Come out and cheer on these hard working men. This will be night to remember and you don't want to miss out!
Dress code is; Upscale
Contact Shonna McDaniels 916-320-9573, Daphne Burgess at 916-320-9573 or Antione Douglas at 916-968-2179
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