San Jose Sharks Hired Mike Grier As First Black GM In NHL History

July 6, 2022

The NHL’s San Jose Sharks have hired Mike Grier as general manager, making him the first Black GM in NHL history. IT’S OFFICIAL 🦈 Welcome back to San Jose, Mike! More → https://t.co/vevYF8eVvr pic.twitter.com/rbUFpQ64w1 — San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) July 5, 2022

Read more

Rhode Island State Under Fire After Twerk Video On Social Media

July 6, 2022

Rhode Island State Senator Tiara Mack is facing backlash was doing a TikTok video tweaking and encouraging voter to for her while on her day off at the beach. Do you think it was inappropriate for her to have fun and twerk on her day off? Source: Newsweek  

Read more

Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson To Be Sworn In As Supreme Court Justice

June 30, 2022

The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson will be sworn in as the 104th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on, June 30th at noon at the Supreme Court of the United States. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., will administer the Constitutional Oath and Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer will administer the Judicial Oath in a […]

Read more

BET Awards 2022 Winners Big Night For Silk Sonic & Sean “Diddy” Combs

June 27, 2022

Several artists are set to take the stage, for the BET Awards 2022 on Sunday Night. Sean “Diddy” Combs was awarded with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. Here is a full list of winners below. Best Female R&B/Pop Artist – Jazmine Sullivan Best Male R&B/Pop Artist – The Weeknd Best Group – Bruno Mars, Anderson […]

Read more

Insurance Agency Facing Backlash After Racist Junteeenth Note

June 23, 2022

An insurance agency in Maine is facing backlash after a racist Junteeenth note was taped on the front window. The note was a message for customers letting them know that the business was closed for business in observance of Juneteenth. “Juneteenth ~it’s whatever… We’re closed. Enjoy your fried chicken & collard greens.” The insurance company […]

Read more

Local Rochester Star Kenita Miller Nominated For 2022 Tony Award

June 13, 2022

Rochester’s own Kenita Miller was one of the nominees for the 2022 Tony Award “Best Featured Actress in a Play.” Miller who grew up in Penfield, was nominated for the production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf.” The award went to Phylicia Rashad for her work in […]

Read more

“A Strange Loop” & “MJ” Win Big at 2022 Tony Awards

June 13, 2022

“A Strange Loop,” a scalding story about a gay, Black theater artist confronting self-doubt and societal disapproval, won the Tony Award for best new musical. “MJ,” a jukebox musical about the entertainer Michael Jackson, also landed key prizes. Winning lead performance by Myles Frost, a 22-year-old in his first professional stage role, and for the […]

Read more

Man Divorced His Because She Only Cooked Instant Noodles

June 8, 2022

A man in India divorced his wife because she cooked him instant noodles for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout their entire marriage. The judge that overlooked this divorce called this the “Maggi case” based on the brand of the popular instant noodles. Reports say the couple divorced with mutual consent. Divorce rates in India are […]

Read more

RPD Requesting New Body Cameras

June 7, 2022

The Rochester police department is requesting new body cameras because the ones that are being used now are outdated. RPD has been using body cameras since 2016 and is now asking Rochester City Council to approve a budget to replace the old ones. The cost of the cameras will be around $3.5 million dollars over […]

Read more

Dave Chappelle Donated His Buffalo Show Ticket Sells

June 7, 2022

Comedian Dave Chappelle was in Buffalo last weekend. I actually thought it was a pop up comedy show because I didn’t hear anything about it until a few days before it happened. Come to find out after Dave Chappelle made the announcement about his show it sold out within minutes at the Shea’s Performing Arts […]

Read more