Saturday morning we visited the newly constructed City Gate, a premier entertainment destination filled with shopping and dining. We spent our morning there celebrating the grand opening of Five Star Bank!
Over the weekend, the much anticipated Monster Jam national tour made a stop in Rochester, NY. The WDKX Jam Squad attended on Saturday during the pre show to give out prizes and tickets to upcoming shows! People of all ages lined up to see these vehicular beasts that would rev their engines later that evening. Popular monster trucks that were there included Grave Digger, Maximum Destruction, Monster Mutt, El Toro Loco, Captain’s Curse and Blue Thunder. If you still have not attended a monster jam it’s definitely a spectacle you should experience! It’s unlike anything you will see in Rochester! The Monster Jam is a great event the whole family can enjoy or just you and some friends can go that need a good adrenaline rush! Stay tuned in with us to hear when the Monster Jam Tour will be back in town! For now enjoy these pictures we took at the remote broadcast!
10 years ago today Kobe dropped 81 points against the Toronto Raptors. The second highest scoring total next to Wilt Chamberlain’s 100pt game. Kobe had 55 points in the second half and shot 60% from the field. The rest of his team only shot 33%. Going into the second half, Kobe had 26 points and the Lakers were down by 18. By the end of the game he had 81 and the Lakers won by 18! Rewatch the historic performance below in just 3 minutes!
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JOIN WDKX’S WAKE UP HOST – TARIQ SPENCE on the discussion panel following the movie Continue reading Black History Month Film Series at the Little Theater
Buffalo Bills on Wednesday announced that Kathryn Smith is the team’s new special-teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time assistant in the NFL.
Smith is well-known to Bills head coach Rex Ryan: she began her career with the New York Jets as a game day and college scouting intern, then became a player personnel assistant in 2007, a position she held for several years; Ryan was hired as head coach in 2009. In 2014, Smith changed positions and became assistant to the head coach.
Black college students who attend predominantly White institutions harness a particular level of pluckiness and mental fortitude in order to achieve—usually having to prove their intellectual worth in the face of glaring or more covert bigotry. But that mental toughness and perseverance can take a toll on their psychological health, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Continue reading Study: Black Students at White Colleges Face Unique, Hidden Mental Health Challenges
A car crashed in front of Jamie Foxx’s house and when he heard someone screaming for help, he jumped to action. Foxx called the police, went out to see what happened, and when he saw the man trapped, he quickly rushed to help. Listen to Jamie Foxx explain what happened below.
Check out Rochester native, Che Holloway, in Dark Justice! Dark Justice is a locally shot and cast web series about the first Black cop to work in a small town police department. You can watch the first episode below, but be sure to check out the rest of season one at darkjusticeshow.com.