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Congressman John Lewis Honored with 2020 NAACP Chairman’s Award

John Lewis is the recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award, to be awarded during the broadcast of the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET. This award honors Lewis for his lifetime of public service in his fight for civil rights. From his humble beginning as the son […]

Colin Kaepernick will release a memoir in hopes of inspiring people of color

Colin Kaepernick is a former football player, most known for his peaceful protest at his football games, in order to bring awareness to police brutality against African Americans. His protest consisted of kneeling during the national anthem, which garnered a lot of controversies. The public had opposing reactions to his protest, some people commended Kaepernick […]

Rochester mayor cries foul over firing of Brockport’s chief diversity officer

In the wake of Dr. Cephas Archie’s firing from the College of Brockport, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has weighed in to address Archie’s controversial termination. As Chief Diversity Officer at the college, Archie was fired for reasons that the college notes it cannot divulge because it’s a “personnel matter,” a response that Warren deems racially […]

Area Robberies, Bail Reform, And Parolees Should We Be Concerned?

Rochester police arrested four suspects in the armed robbery of the Red Apple Kwik Fill store on Culver Road. The incident took place Wednesday night along with another armed robbery on Culver road a couple of hours after. Police are not sure if there is any connection in the two robberies. They are still investigating. […]
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MOBC – Underground Railroad Experience

Feb 27-Feb 29
The Underground Railroad Experience Demonstrate how slaves seeking freedom risked everything. Tours will be in groups of 7-10 people every 20-30 minutes Join us Thursday, February 27th From 6 PM to 8 PM Friday, February 28th From 6 PM to 9 PM Saturday, February 29th From 1 PM to 4 PM Admission is $5 per […]

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.

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Congressman John Lewis Honored with 2020 NAACP Chairman’s Award

John Lewis is the recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award, to be awarded during the broadcast of the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET. This award honors Lewis for his lifetime of public service in his fight for civil rights. From his humble beginning as the son […]

Colin Kaepernick will release a memoir in hopes of inspiring people of color

Colin Kaepernick is a former football player, most known for his peaceful protest at his football games, in order to bring awareness to police brutality against African Americans. His protest consisted of kneeling during the national anthem, which garnered a lot of controversies. The public had opposing reactions to his protest, some people commended Kaepernick […]

Rochester mayor cries foul over firing of Brockport’s chief diversity officer

In the wake of Dr. Cephas Archie’s firing from the College of Brockport, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has weighed in to address Archie’s controversial termination. As Chief Diversity Officer at the college, Archie was fired for reasons that the college notes it cannot divulge because it’s a “personnel matter,” a response that Warren deems racially […]

Area Robberies, Bail Reform, And Parolees Should We Be Concerned?

Rochester police arrested four suspects in the armed robbery of the Red Apple Kwik Fill store on Culver Road. The incident took place Wednesday night along with another armed robbery on Culver road a couple of hours after. Police are not sure if there is any connection in the two robberies. They are still investigating. […]

Congressman John Lewis Honored with 2020 NAACP Chairman’s Award

John Lewis is the recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award, to be awarded during the broadcast of the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET. This award honors Lewis for his lifetime of public service in his fight for civil rights. From his humble beginning as the son […]

Rochester mayor cries foul over firing of Brockport’s chief diversity officer

In the wake of Dr. Cephas Archie’s firing from the College of Brockport, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has weighed in to address Archie’s controversial termination. As Chief Diversity Officer at the college, Archie was fired for reasons that the college notes it cannot divulge because it’s a “personnel matter,” a response that Warren deems racially […]

Dwayne Wade’s Revealing Documentary to Air on ESPN February 23

As an NBA All-Star, Dwayne Wade’s career on the basketball court as well as his off-court personal life provide a lot of fodder for his new documentary film, “D. Wade: Life Unexpected.” Wade’s victories, as well as his setbacks and other challenges, are featured in the film, directed and executive-produced by cinematographer Bob Metelus, who […]

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke killed in home invasion

At the tender age of 20, with a promising musical career that was just getting started, rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed on February 19th in what is being reported as a home invasion. Born Bashar Barakah Jackson, Smoke was staying in a home owned by “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Teddi […]

MOBC – Underground Railroad Experience

The Underground Railroad Experience Demonstrate how slaves seeking freedom risked everything. Tours will be in groups of 7-10 people every 20-30 minutes Join us Thursday, February 27th From 6 PM to 8 PM Friday, February 28th From 6 PM to 9 PM Saturday, February 29th From 1 PM to 4 PM Admission is $5 per […]

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.

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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