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California Elementary School To Be Renamed The Michelle Obama Elementary School

Our forever First Lady, Michelle Obama, will have a school named after her in California. The vote to name the school after our former First Lady, Michelle Obama, was unanimous. The decision to name the school after Michelle Obama was decided after the PTA requested a meeting between parents, students, and other members of the […]

RPD Arrest 2 People Responsible For Multiple Burglaries In The 19th Ward

If you live in the 19th Ward of Rochester and you’ve been a victim of theft from your property – you might wanna check in with the Rochester police department. RPD made an arrest of 2 people responsible for at least 20 burglaries in that area. Reports are saying police were called to Chili Avenue early […]

4th Grade Teacher Accused Of Giving Students In Class Lap Dances

Now we have heard some crazy stories of teacher and student interactions in the past but I think this story here tops them all. A substitute teacher in Maryland is being accused of giving a classroom full of 4th grade students lap dances, Yes! you read it right lap dances – like a stripper. Baltimore county […]

Yikes! Nicki Minaj has more streams than any other female rapper.. EVER

The Queen is back. After a brief retirement, Nicki Minaj returns to the top of the charts, breaking records and giving haters something to talk about. As of 2/14/2020 Nicki has 50 million monthly listeners on Spotify, more than any other female rapper and she has over 14B streams overall. Yikes! The Queen was killing […]
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Cedric The Entertainer and Friends @ Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Event Center

Sat. Apr. 18th
See one of the original Kings of Comedy when Cedric The Entertainer takes our stage at Seneca Niagara Event Center! Stand up comedian. Game show host. Actor. Cedric can do it all, and his unique brand of comedy never skips a beat. See why he’s famous for having fans doubled over in laughter when you […]

Urban League of Rochester College Workshop & Career Fair @ Roberts Wesleyan College

Sat. Mar 14th
College Workshop & Career Fair at Roberts Wesleyan College We invite you to join us for the upcoming College Workshop & Career Fair at Robert Wesleyan College on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 9;30 am – 2 pm.  The significance of your attendance will allow high school students (9th -11th graders) and parents to find out more […]

Janet Jackson Black Diamond Tour 2020 @ KeyBank Center

Tues. July 21st
Buffalo – Janet Jackson, Includes a special performance of Rhythm Nation Tickets go on sale Thurs., Feb. 13th at 12pm.  TICKET PRICE RANGE: $49.95 – $184.95  and can be purchased at KeyBank Center Box Office, online at www.tickets.com, or by calling 888-223-6000.

BanxBoys Family Fun Day @ Main Street Armory

SAT FEBRUARY 15, 2020
BANX BOYS ENT. PRESENTS FAMILY FUN DAY SAT FEBRUARY 15, 2020 2:00 PM Performances by Lil Perco & Lil Wes, Hosted by WDKX’s own KD.  Carnival Games, Face Painting, Free Hair Cuts & Braided Styles & more.  Children 12 and under MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.  Tickets are $5 and available at: Kicks & Caps – […]

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California Elementary School To Be Renamed The Michelle Obama Elementary School

Our forever First Lady, Michelle Obama, will have a school named after her in California. The vote to name the school after our former First Lady, Michelle Obama, was unanimous. The decision to name the school after Michelle Obama was decided after the PTA requested a meeting between parents, students, and other members of the […]

RPD Arrest 2 People Responsible For Multiple Burglaries In The 19th Ward

If you live in the 19th Ward of Rochester and you’ve been a victim of theft from your property – you might wanna check in with the Rochester police department. RPD made an arrest of 2 people responsible for at least 20 burglaries in that area. Reports are saying police were called to Chili Avenue early […]

4th Grade Teacher Accused Of Giving Students In Class Lap Dances

Now we have heard some crazy stories of teacher and student interactions in the past but I think this story here tops them all. A substitute teacher in Maryland is being accused of giving a classroom full of 4th grade students lap dances, Yes! you read it right lap dances – like a stripper. Baltimore county […]

Yikes! Nicki Minaj has more streams than any other female rapper.. EVER

The Queen is back. After a brief retirement, Nicki Minaj returns to the top of the charts, breaking records and giving haters something to talk about. As of 2/14/2020 Nicki has 50 million monthly listeners on Spotify, more than any other female rapper and she has over 14B streams overall. Yikes! The Queen was killing […]

When art can become divisive

For more than 100 years, artwork on Rochester’s Dentzel Carousel at the Ontario Beach Park served as a stark reminder that racism can be perpetuated through art. When a carousel panel bearing the depiction of what the Rochester Museum & Science Center termed “pickaninny artwork” was removed a few years ago, it became part of […]

Black History Month recognizes a worldwide “first” from Rochester

Rochester’s own Shirley Jeanne Allen made history in 1992 when she earned her Doctoral Degree in Education (EdD) from the University of Rochester – the first deaf black woman in the world to attain this achievement. Prior to this, Allen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Gallaudet University in 1966 and her Master of […]

Muhammad Ali inspires Rochester’s “Knock Out Parkinson’s” event

The Aquinas Institute of Rochester was a first-time host for 2020’s “Knock Out Parkinson’s” event. Inspired by Muhammad Ali’s fight against Parkinson’s Disease, this event raised funds for the Parkinson’s Foundation. Dom Arioli, a certified boxing coach and owner of ROC Boxing & Fitness, met Muhammad Ali in 1994. In Arioli’s words, Ali really impacted […]

Remembering Frederick Douglass on his Valentine Birthday

The day that celebrates love, Valentine’s Day, is also remembered as the birthday of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery, Douglass didn’t know his actual birth date, so he chose February 14 to mark the occasion because his mother used to call him her “valentine.” All the world knows about Douglass because of his tireless dedication […]

Cedric The Entertainer and Friends @ Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Event Center

See one of the original Kings of Comedy when Cedric The Entertainer takes our stage at Seneca Niagara Event Center! Stand up comedian. Game show host. Actor. Cedric can do it all, and his unique brand of comedy never skips a beat. See why he’s famous for having fans doubled over in laughter when you […]

Urban League of Rochester College Workshop & Career Fair @ Roberts Wesleyan College

College Workshop & Career Fair at Roberts Wesleyan College We invite you to join us for the upcoming College Workshop & Career Fair at Robert Wesleyan College on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 9;30 am – 2 pm.  The significance of your attendance will allow high school students (9th -11th graders) and parents to find out more […]

Janet Jackson Black Diamond Tour 2020 @ KeyBank Center

Buffalo – Janet Jackson, Includes a special performance of Rhythm Nation Tickets go on sale Thurs., Feb. 13th at 12pm.  TICKET PRICE RANGE: $49.95 – $184.95  and can be purchased at KeyBank Center Box Office, online at www.tickets.com, or by calling 888-223-6000.

BanxBoys Family Fun Day @ Main Street Armory

BANX BOYS ENT. PRESENTS FAMILY FUN DAY SAT FEBRUARY 15, 2020 2:00 PM Performances by Lil Perco & Lil Wes, Hosted by WDKX’s own KD.  Carnival Games, Face Painting, Free Hair Cuts & Braided Styles & more.  Children 12 and under MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.  Tickets are $5 and available at: Kicks & Caps – […]

Rochester Music Fest Tickets

Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival – Video Participation Contest CELEBRATING 25 YEARS Contest Information: – Winners will be asked to talk about their Favorite Rochester Music Festival Memories – The Top 5 Will Be Featured In A Tribute Video Celebrating 25 Years of the Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival- 2020. – Contest winners will be […]

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Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival – Video Participation Contest CELEBRATING 25 YEARS Contest Information: – Winners will be asked to talk about their Favorite Rochester Music Festival Memories – The Top 5 Will Be Featured In A Tribute Video Celebrating 25 Years of the Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival- 2020. – Contest winners will be […]

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