Kyrie Irving & Nike Reach Mutual Decision To Cut Ties

December 6, 2022

Nike made it official cut ties with Kyrie Irving. The NBA Brooklyn Nets star is no longer under contract with the footwear giant after Irving shared antisemitic content on social media and then refused for a time to say he was against antisemitism. A Nike spokesperson didn’t immediately make any additional comment about the move. […]

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Thruway executive director Resigns Amid Talks Of Toll Hike

December 2, 2022

As the New York State Thruway Authority plans to raise the cost of tolls, its executive director, Matthew Driscoll, is planning to step down as of December 20. While reasons were not confirmed for Driscoll’s resignation, state lawmakers on both sides are not taking kindly to the idea of a toll hike. The proposal for […]

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People’s ‘People Of The Year’: Jennifer Hudson And Quinta Brunson Added Honorees

December 1, 2022

Quinta Brunson and Jennifer Hudson will be honored on People’s 2022 “People Of The Year” list! People’s editor-in-chief Wendy Naugle, shares why the publication has decided to honor these two, which includes their consistent efforts in creating a platform for all and bridging generational divides. Both Hudson and Brunson have had an amazing year thus […]

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Small Business Saturday: First Black Power Marketplace

November 29, 2022

This weekend kicked off the holiday season shopping, and on small business Saturday, the Community Justice Initiative hosted the first-ever Black Power Marketplace, which gave local Black-owned businesses an opportunity to show off and create lasting connections in the community. Shop local this holiday season! Source: 13 WHAM

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Black Friday SALE!!!

November 23, 2022

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Communities Mourn ‘The End Of Twitter’

November 21, 2022

While it’s not gone (yet?), many have started tweeting trending hashtags, like #RIPTwitter and #TwitterDown, which have signaled a virtual wake for the social media site as if it were already dead. The start of this trend all began with Elon Musk’s purchase/takeover. With the firings of multiple employees, ultimatums, and the return of Trump’s […]

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RMSC Holds 50th Holiday Bazaar Arts & Crafts Sale

November 20, 2022

Today is the last day of the 50th Holiday Bazaar Arts and Crafts sale held at the Rochester Museum and Science Center Council. More than 170 vendors are being showcased and selling their jewelry, crafts, knits, and paintings. Kim Ozur, an RMSC council member, stated: “We’re so happy to have everyone back here after the […]

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Rihanna Wants Beyoncé To Walk In Savage x Fenty Fashion Show

November 15, 2022

Rihanna wants Beyonce to walk in the next Savage x Fenty Fashion Show. Rihanna told E!’ “I mean, Beyoncé got body. That would just trump everything for me.” Bey would join an already impressive list of Fenty models, including Gigi Hadid, Johnny Depp and Irina Shayk. For her most recent 2022 show, which premiered on Prime Video on […]

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No Thanks! Gas Prices To Go Up For Thanksgiving Road Trips

November 15, 2022

Next Week is Thanksgiving and travelers can expect to see a rise in gas prices. Officials with GasBuddy said that the national gas price average is expected to be $3.68 on the day of Thanksgiving — a $.30 increase from last year. Experts added this is higher than the previous record of $3.44 in 2012. […]

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George Eastman Museum’s Sweet Creations Gingerbread Display Returns

November 14, 2022

Happy Holidays! In celebration of the holiday season, over this past weekend, the George Eastman Museum’s annual Sweet Creations gingerbread display returned. The display includes more than 60 cleverly designed decorated gingerbread creations. Anyone looking to check it our can do so now until January 1st. In order to manage crowds, the museum recommends advance […]

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