Top 10 Rappers of All Time Based on Units Sold & Streams

July 30, 2021

Who’s your top 5? That’s a question we often discuss at social gathers amongst hip hop fans. On Wednesday a new list was revealed that measures Emcees strictly by the numbers. Because as Lil Wayne says, “Women lie, men lie, number don’t lie”. As a rap fan for over 20 years, I’m happy to say […]

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Mathew Knowles IMPACT Podcast

July 29, 2021

Dr. Mathew Knowles gives first-hand accounts of the lasting impact he’s experienced; from entrepreneurship, the music industry, to education, racism in America and health and wellness. Dr. Knowles also brings on thought-provoking guests for exciting one-on-one interviews and call-in segments! Share LaVar Ball on Parenting and Managing Your Kids to Success and Fame   Share D’Wayne […]

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Viola Davis To Tell Her Story In New Book “Finding Me” Coming April 2022

July 23, 2021

Viola Davis forthcoming memoir “Finding Me”, is coming next year. The Oscar winner said “I believe that our stories, and the courage to share them, is the most powerful empathetic tool we have,” Davis said in a statement, according to the Associated Press. “This is my story … straight no chaser.” Davis will still the […]

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Colin Kaepernick 1st Children’s Book Coming Spring Of 2022

July 20, 2021

Ex-NFL Quarterback and Activist Colin Kaepernick is now an author and publisher. The children’s book “I Color Myself Different” recounts a story from Kaepernick’s childhood, while drawing his family during a kindergarten class. I’m excited to share that I’ll be publishing I COLOR MYSELF DIFFERENT, a children's book, with @KaepernickPub & @Scholastic on 4/5/22! #IColorMyselfDifferent […]

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Black Woman Raises $100K for Defense Against Victoria Secret ‘Karen’

July 16, 2021

“Get her Away from me” the white lady screams as she chases the Black lady around the store.   Wow pic.twitter.com/6qzKG86OAl — Or Maybe We Can Just Be Silent… (@killafran) July 12, 2021 It all started while Ijeoma Ukenta was picking out her free promotional at Victoria Secret in the Short Hills in New Jersey. […]

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The National Urban League’s 2021 State of Black America

July 16, 2021

Join Urban League of Rochester President and CEO, Dr. Seanelle Hawkins for a extensive report on the effect of COVID-19, Employment, Racial Injustice and more. During National Urban League’s 2021 State of Black America report, “The New Normal: Diverse, Equitable & Inclusive,” Thursday July 15th at starting at 2pm. The Event will stream on @NatUrbanLeague’s Facebook, […]

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14-Year-Old Black New Orleans Teen Wins National Spelling Bee

July 10, 2021

14-year-old Zaila Avant-Garde, won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Becoming the first African American contestant to win in 93 editions of the competition. Winning the $50,000 cash prize. New Orleans, Louisiana teen won after correctly spelling murraya — a type of tree — to clinch the championship. To get there, the teen had to navigate […]

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You Could Win ROC Summer Soul Festival Tickets By Getting Vaccinated

July 10, 2021

You could win tickets to the ROC Summer Soul Festival by just getting vaccinated. Anyone 18 and older getting vaccinated at a Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Hub or Monroe County-run clinic could win tickets, between now and July 31st. Weekly drawing for a pair of festival tickets will be each Sunday from July 11th through August […]

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The Fourth of July for the Negro

July 4, 2021

The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro by Frederick Douglass   A speech given in Rochester, New York on  July 5, 1852   Mr. President, Friends and Fellow Citizens: He who could address this audience without a quailing sensation, has stronger nerves than I have. I do not remember ever to have appeared as […]

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#Newat2 I’m Free by Local Activist Isaiah Santiago

July 2, 2021

Here’s what’s New at 2pm on 103.9 WDKX-FM “I’m Free” is an inspirational ballad written and performed by 17 year old Isaiah Santiago Lewis of Rochester, NY. The song is about making it through life’s hardest situations and breaking free from your past.   Santiago is the creator of a local organization called We Got […]

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