DMX RUFF RYDERS – A BET DOCUSERIES EVENT

Thirty years after the founding of the Ruff Ryders record label, “Ruff Ryder’s Chronicles” tells the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of what it took to build the company and relives the extraordinary impact it had on Hip-Hop. “Ruff Ryders Chronicles” is a five part docuseries that delves into the legendary label. This event will chronicle the […]

Juelz Santana Reunited with his Wife & Kids after an Early Release from Prison

Juelz Santana is a free man! The Dipset rapper has been in a Virginia prison since March 2019, but on Wednesday he was released on good behavior.

Clorox Wipes Won’t Be Easily Available In Stores Until Next Year

Don’t plan on getting Clorox wipes so easy anytime soon. With the demand of disinfectant products brands like Clorox that’s at the top of the chain. According to reports they won’t be fully stocked in stores until next year. Clorox wipes and other top disinfected brands have almost been just as valuable as money. With […]

NEW WAYS TO SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES

Today, merchants in the U.S. with a verified Business Profile on Google can add a Black-owned business attribute to their profile. This makes it easier for customers to find and support them. It also is integrated with the Digital Skills Training program offered to Black business owners through Grow with Google Digital Coaches. This is […]

58.2% Increase In Gun Purchases By Black Men And Woman

Whether it’s COVID-19 concerns or current racial tensions. According to a new survey by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), approximately 90 percent of retailers reported an increase in firearm and ammunition sales during the first half of 2020 versus the first half of 2019. The highest overall firearm sales increase comes from Black men and […]

WNBA Players Message To Atlanta Dream Co-Owner Loeffler, Vote Warnock!

When WNBA Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler wrote a letter to WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert, not happy about the league’s decision to honor the Black Lives Matter movement. That’s when WNBA Players called for change, wanting Loeffler out as co-owner of the Dream. Loeffler is still a co-owner, but another title could change. This week WNBA […]

Diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network

ROCHESTER — Members of the Leadership Rochester class of 2020 are organizing a diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network. Diapers and wipes will be collected from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at a drive-thru donation site at Healthy Baby Network, 693 East Ave. The drive-thru will be set up in the […]

DMX RUFF RYDERS – A BET DOCUSERIES EVENT

Thirty years after the founding of the Ruff Ryders record label, “Ruff Ryder’s Chronicles” tells the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of what it took to build the company and relives the extraordinary impact it had on Hip-Hop. “Ruff Ryders Chronicles” is a five part docuseries that delves into the legendary label. This event will chronicle the […]

Juelz Santana Reunited with his Wife & Kids after an Early Release from Prison

Juelz Santana is a free man! The Dipset rapper has been in a Virginia prison since March 2019, but on Wednesday he was released on good behavior.

Clorox Wipes Won’t Be Easily Available In Stores Until Next Year

Don’t plan on getting Clorox wipes so easy anytime soon. With the demand of disinfectant products brands like Clorox that’s at the top of the chain. According to reports they won’t be fully stocked in stores until next year. Clorox wipes and other top disinfected brands have almost been just as valuable as money. With […]

NEW WAYS TO SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES

Today, merchants in the U.S. with a verified Business Profile on Google can add a Black-owned business attribute to their profile. This makes it easier for customers to find and support them. It also is integrated with the Digital Skills Training program offered to Black business owners through Grow with Google Digital Coaches. This is […]

Webster establishment gets liquor license suspended

After violating the pandemic executive orders, Burkes Grill in Webster got its liquor license suspended. The investigators witnessed the bartender not wearing a face mask, they were served alcohol without ordering food, and counted 12 other people at the bar ignoring social distancing guidelines. Governor Cuomo has said that suspension orders will be served immediately […]

A Rochester Bike Share Program in the works

New York state recently passed legislation allowing for the use of electric bikes and scooters. Just in time for the Rochester City Counsel to look at and decide whether or not to authorize a bike share program. The program is called HOPR, and they have partnerships with cities around the country. The proposed plan starts […]

Foodlink Drive-Thru Food Distributions Dates For August

Please Text Or Call To Pre-Register, Some Registration Days Are Full TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 Monroe County Wilson Magnet High School, 501 Genesee St., Rochester 14611 (10AM – NOON) REGISTRATION FULL Seneca County South Seneca High School, 7263 Main St., Ovid 14521 (3PM – 5PM) Wayne County Clyde-Savannah CSD, 215 Glasgow St., Clyde 14433 (3PM – […]

City Partners with 20 Restaurants to Deliver Meals to Seniors

(Sunday, Aug 2, 2020) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced that the City of Rochester is collaborating with 20 restaurants to deliver meals to area seniors, age 60 and over, who live within the city Limits and are unable to travel to access food due to the Coronavirus pandemic. “The Coronavirus pandemic is a […]

Diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network

ROCHESTER — Members of the Leadership Rochester class of 2020 are organizing a diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network. Diapers and wipes will be collected from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at a drive-thru donation site at Healthy Baby Network, 693 East Ave. The drive-thru will be set up in the […]

Black Lives Matter Rally hosted by the Rochester Black Nurses Association

Wear your mask, and bring your stethoscopes! The Rochester Black Nurses Association, a community organization sponsored by the UR School of Nursing that serves as a voice for Black nurses, invites nurses, nursing students, health care professionals, and the community at large to join them as they “call in” racism as a public health crisis, inequities […]

Pre-Screening for Covid-19 in May

— Community Fighting COVID, a volunteer effort to disrupt COVID-19’s impact in communities of color in Rochester, is holding prescreening sessions at the following locations this week: Sunday, May 17: Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church (1772 Clifford Avenue), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, May 18: Bulls Head Plaza (West Main Street), 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19: Father Tracy Advocacy Center (821 N. […]

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