justice

WNBA Star Moore, Fought For Justice And Won It For Jonathan Irons

July 6, 2020

WNBA Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore put her basketball career on hold, to fight for Jonathan Irons, a man wrongfully convicted of burglary and assault. Irons was sentenced to 50 years in prison for burglary and shooting Stanley Stotler. With no witnesses or physical evidenc, Stotler testified in court that Irons (16 at the time) had […]

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Washington Redskins Review Team Name

July 4, 2020

On Friday, Head Coach Ron Rivera of the Washington Redskins announced that officials on the team were considering a name change, something that has been a subject of controversy for some time now. In a statement to the media, the team said: “In light of recent events around our country and feedback from our community, […]

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Mahershala Ali to Play Jack Johnson on HBO 6 Part Series

July 2, 2020

According to Variety, Mahershala Ali will portray Boxing Great Jack Johnson on HBO. Johnson was the first ever Black heavyweight boxing champion. The 6 part series is based on the PBS documentary “Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson.” Produced and directed by Ken Burns. Dominique Morisseau will serve as writer and executive […]

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Basketball

NBA Supports Black Lives Matter Movement With Court Mural

July 2, 2020

ESPN Announced Wednesday that it will continue to support the Black Lives Matter movement when the 2019-2020 season picks back up at the end of July. The courts in Orlando that the season will take place on will all have a Black Lives Matter mural painted on both sidelines. The WNBA will be doing the […]

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Red Wings Cancels Its 2020 Season

July 1, 2020

The Minor League Baseball league has announced that all 160 of its teams will not be playing this season due to COVID-19 This is the first time since the league’s inception that a season won’t happen. Rochester Red Wings CEO Naomi Silver released a statement Tuesday, saying: “While this saddens me and so many of […]

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LeBron James Doesn’t Think The NFL Has Done Enough For Colin Kaepernick

June 28, 2020

The NFL, along with many other corporate organizations have recently pledged a stance of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. Back on June 5, there was an apology issued by the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about how the organization has reacted to peaceful protests […]

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Nascar

FBI Investigation On #43 NASCAR Garage Finds No Hate Crime

June 25, 2020

Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only Black driver, led the race for the removal of the confederate flag at NASCAR events. Last week, a federal investigation was launched to determine if a noose that was found in the #43 garage was left there on purpose. The FBI has reported back, saying that they have found photographic evidence […]

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What’s Reopening in Phase 4? Not Malls…

June 25, 2020

Malls, gyms, movie theaters and lazer tag are all shut out of Friday’s reopening plan in New York State. LaserTron announced earlier this week that their play palace would reopen on Friday June 26th, but that date has just been postponed. “We apologize for any inconvenience. Phase 4 of NY Forward currently does not include […]

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Parks in Rochester

Roll with Kindness

June 24, 2020

Roll with Kindness  Conkey Cruisers Wheels & Rackets 2020 has teamed up with R-Community Bikes, WDKX, Ibero-American Action League and USTA Eastern Region for a            Community Wide- Bicycle, helmet and Tennis Equipment Giveaway When: Saturday June 27, 2020 Time: 1:00pm-6:00pm Where: Conkey Corner Park 92 Conkey Avenue Rochester, NY                       […]

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Little Girl Playing Baseball

Major League Baseball To Play 60 Games Starting at the End of July

June 24, 2020

Major League Baseball is back!

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