VP Kamala Harris Makes History At Capital Pride Event

June 14, 2021

Over this past weekend, Vice President Kamala Harris made history as the first sitting U.S. vice president to participate in a Pride event ever. Harris marched through the streets of Washington D.C, alongside her husband Doug Emhoff. Kamala Harris’s march went viral as the community celebrated her appearance. Harris stated; “We need to make sure […]

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Teachers Around the Country are Planning Protests Over Laws Restricting Racism Lessons

June 14, 2021

It wasn’t until George Floyd’s murder that Jared Middleton, a high school special education teacher in Springdale, Arkansas, began to criticize history lessons that didn’t include multiple perspectives or discussions of lasting implications. Along with Middletons recognition that schools have long ignored the history of People of Color, several other teachers have encountered the incorporate […]

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What’s Coming to the Rochester Area

June 14, 2021

From new buildings to new businesses, renovations to reopenings, there is lots to get caught up on and keep track of in the Rochester area. If you have been to the city in the last year, you probably have noticed construction continuing, despite the pandemic. Most visible change and development, from Midtown to the former […]

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Fire Restrictions Tightened on Federally Controlled Land in Arizona due to ongoing Wildfire Danger

June 13, 2021

On Friday, campfires and like activities were banned because of the two wildfires that have engulfed 150,000 acres of land. Both of the fires have are buring about 100 miles east of Pheonix. The fire restrictions were made by the US Bureau of Land Management. CNN reported: “Under the new rules, people are prohibited from using […]

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Megan Thee Stallion is Giving One Full-Ride College Scholarship

June 12, 2021

Megan Thee Stallion wants to make sure that a lucky student can attend college at no cost. The rapper announced that she would offer a full-tuition, four-year scholarship at the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University. The Long Island University’s Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment offers […]

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Darnella Frazier Wins An Honorary Pulitzer for Filming George Floyd’s Murder

June 12, 2021

Darnella Frazier was just seventeen years old when she recorded George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis last year. Her video played a major role in igniting a global protest movement against police violence, as well as being used as evidence in the trial of George Floyd’s killer. Darnella Fraizer’s video showed former Minneapolis police officer Derek […]

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Rochester Mayoral Candidates Urge Voting Early

June 12, 2021

Local elections are coming sooner than we think, as soon as this weekend. Two-term Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is fighting for a third term, as City Councilman Malik Evans attempts to unseat Warren. The primary day, also known as the last day to vote, is June 22nd. Both candidates urge voters to get out and […]

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Companies Give Employees Pop-Up Days Off To Combat Overworking And Burn Out

June 10, 2021

Businesses are becoming more mindful when it comes to their employees well being. A few companies are taking the initiative to help their employees deal with overworking. Companies like Google and LinkedIn are giving their entire staff paid pop-up or self-care work holidays to reduce work related stress. The days off can range from a […]

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NYS Small Business Recovery Program Opens Thursday

June 10, 2021

There is some good news for small business owners if your business suffered a loss from the COVID-19 pandemic. New York’s Pandemic Small Business Recovery Program is officially open. The program is now accepting applications and there is $800 million available in funding. In order to be eligible for the program your business has to […]

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With Trial 2 Months Away, Two of R.Kelly’s Lawyers Want Out

June 10, 2021

Just 2 months before the trial of R.Kelly, two of his lawyers were set to represent him in a soon-to-begin sex trafficking and racketeering trial in Brooklyn. The two lawyers have now asked to leave the case. According to The New York Daily News, one of those attorneys says it’s because two new attorneys retained […]

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