Last night at the 2015 Rochester SummerFest, Doug E Fresh straight up killed the stage! After beat boxing for about four minutes straight, there he stood with this pose for all of us to just take in what we just witnessed. If you want to see the beat boxing segment from last night, just click the picture!
All I can say is WOW. What an amazing event and learning experience.
Putting on a great show takes a village. First, thank you to all the listeners and the community for coming out and being a part of my 2015 Summerfest experience. Thank you to Mayor Lovely Warren and the City of Rochester, Senator Joseph Robach, as well as to all the other sponsors, vendors, volunteers and last but not least thank you to my WDKX family.
Donald Trump is in first place in a new national GOP primary poll from theEconomist and YouGov. Despite several corporations cuttings ties with the presidential hopeful after inflammatory comments he made about Mexican immigrants, 15% of Republicans who are registered to vote put him as their first choice for presidential candidate. That puts him ahead of Jeb Bush, who got 11% of the vote, and is widely considered to be the frontrunner in the race for theRepublican presidential ticket. Continue reading Trump at the top of GOP poll→
The revelation this week that Bill Cosby admitted under oath to buying quaaludes to give to young women to have sex rocked the entertainment world and added fuel to the allegations that the comedian had drugged and sexually assaulted several women. But it also raised the question: Why would Cosby, who had the ability to hire the best legal counsel money could buy, make such a damning admission in the first place?
The Obama administration announced an aggressive effort on Wednesday to reduce the racial segregation of residential neighborhoods. It unveiled a new requirement that cities and localities account for how they will use federal housing funds to reduce racial disparities, or face penalties if they fail.
The new rules are an effort to enforce the goals of the civil rights-era fair housing law that bans overt residential discrimination, but whose broader mandate for communities to actively foster integration has not been realized. They are part of President Obama’s attempt to address the racial imbalances and lack of opportunity that he says have contributed to unrest reminiscent of the turbulent 1960s in cities like Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore, where African-Americans have clashed with police officers. Continue reading Obama Unveils Stricter Rules Against Segregation in Housing→