Saturday is National Day of Trick or Treat

October 24, 2019

Written by Jazzy T Halloween is a week away, but according to a new date added to the National Calendar, little ghosts and goblins should prepare for trick or treating this weekend. Saturday, October 26, 2019 is the first ever National Day of Trick or Treat. This comes after an online petition called for Halloween […]

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Frederick Douglass’ Name Misspelled on Several City Signs

October 24, 2019

Written by Jasmine It has been reported that a total of five Rochester city signs have Frederick Douglass’ name misspelled. If you happen to be walking, biking or driving in the Northland-Lyceum area near Bausch and Lomb, you may have noticed this. According to News10NBC, all of these signs, which point to the Northeast College […]

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Queen Latifah Honored At Harvard University

October 23, 2019

Written by DJ Sight Female rap artist and actress Queen Latifah was 1 of 6 people honored at Harvard University for her contribution to black history and black culture. She received the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal. Du Bois was the 1st black student to earn a doctorate from Harvard University in 1895. CONGRATULATIONS to Queen Latifah. […]

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How Do We Break the Cycle of Mental Illness Within the Black Community?

October 8, 2019

Written By Jasmine Mental illness, therapy, generational trauma; all of these topics are so very important to the overall wellbeing of our community. Yet, with all the importance these topics carry, it seems as though they are also the most ignored. In fact, just the idea of talking about these things is taboo, why is […]

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Jamaican Movie Star Louie Rankin Dies In Car Crash

October 1, 2019

Written by DJ Sight The Reggae community is mourning the loss of Grammy Award-winning an actor Louie Rankin. Louie Rankin was best known for starring as Ox in the movie Belly, and as Teddy Bruckshot in the Jamaican classic movie, Shottas. Louie Rankin was killed in a car crash on Monday. Rankin was filming a movie […]

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Chelsea Handler’s Netflix Documentary- Hello Privilege 🎥

September 24, 2019

Written by DJ Sight So I have a Netflix suggestion for you to watch, Chelsea Handler has a documentary called Hello Privilege. In this documentary Chelsea Handler goes in on white people benefiting from their white privilege, and It’s mind blowing how some don’t recognize that it’s real. Chelsea admits that she’s benefited from it. […]

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KILLER MIKE SPEAKS

September 17, 2019

Written by Atu **This content contains language that may not be suitable for all viewers. Discrestion is advised.** Recently at the Revolt Summit in Atlanta, GA, various celebrities weighed in on topics involving the African American community; such as voting and the Black Agenda. Most times in public speaking, the person with the microphone feels […]

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Reign Review: Geva Theatre’s La Cage Aux Folles

September 17, 2019

Written by DJ Reign Disclaimer, I’m not a theatre geek or critic, but when a show is good – it is good! Without further ado, La Cage aux Folles kicked off Geva’s 2019-2020 season with a bang, a BIG bang!  Spectacular! It was a pleasant surprise to see Artistic Director Mark Cuddy, who outdid himself, […]

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Jam Squad Recap: Bridging the Gap Community Gathering

September 7, 2019

Written by Gillz Today Saturday, September 7th was an awesome day in the Rochester community. It was a day full of joy, peace, grace, and love at the Helping Hands Missionary Baptist Church located at 703 Joseph Avenue. The 4th annual Bridging the Gap community gathering hosted many local police officers and community members alike. […]

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Jam Squad Recap: Taste of the Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fundraiser

September 5, 2019

Written by Jasmine On Wednesday, September 4th the WDKX Jam Squad made their way over to Taste Of The Bahamas restaurant located at 4705 Lake avenue, right by Charlotte Beach. The owners and staff had it in their hearts to host an impromptu benefit at their restaurant to raise money for those affected by the […]

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