Jam Squad Recap: YourCare Children’s Summer Health Event

August 20, 2019

Written by Ari As we all know, school is right around the corner and what better way to kick off the new school year than a Back to School block party! YourCare did their thing with this event. There were local vendors, live music, healthy snacks, games and a special book bag giveaway! Yes I […]

Read more

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Community Outreach Day

August 13, 2019

Written by Ari If you are looking for something to do on a Saturday, stop by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church on August 24th and enjoy their Community Outreach Day! This day is all about fun for families, children and the opportunity for people to get involved in the community. This event will include bounce houses, […]

Read more

How Your Brain Responds To Music

July 31, 2019

Written by Ari We often hear that the music we listen to affects the way our brains work. For years, I’ve had this understanding that music has a way of enhancing our functions. Whether it may be the power to make us think more creatively, make us sad, or happy as can be. Well folks, […]

Read more

BBD Nostalgia

July 25, 2019

Written by Ari “That girl is Poison!” The first time I heard this song by Bell Biv Devoe was probably in middle school. Back then, I never knew the extent of what the song was about, nor did I care because the beat was just incredible.  It wasn’t until I got older and paid attention […]

Read more

The Church of Jesus Christ, Inc Presents Vacation Bible School!

July 2, 2019

Thank the Lord for Vacation Bible School! No, this isn’t one of those boring bible schools. The Church of Jesus Christ, Inc. made it their duty to present a place of worship where children are welcome to enjoy a great week of lessons, activities, crafts, and more!  This year, Vacation Bible School will be doing […]

Read more

Jam Squad Recap: Juneteenth Black Excellence Family Festival

June 19, 2019

written by ari Black Excellence was the theme this past weekend at the annual Juneteenth Black Excellence Family Festival! The Jam Squad made an appearance to support but most importantly, to have an amazing time.

Read more

Sudan Massacre

June 14, 2019

written by ari Social media has turned blue in solidarity of the Sudan Massacre. The color blue represents Mohamed Mattar, a 26 year old innocent graduate from London Brunel University. Mattar was shot and killed by Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces on June 3rd while protecting two women at a peaceful sit in protest. All over […]

Read more

The “Stanky Poo” Rant

June 13, 2019

written by ari Have you ever been on the highway and someone cuts you off? Or a car fails to let you merge and speeds up instead?😣 How about when you’re walking and casually give a courtesy smile to a stranger and they give you back an eye roll or a stank face?😒 Well folks, […]

Read more

Taraji P. Henson’s Black Mental Health Foundation

June 13, 2019

written by ari Over the years mental health has become a prominent issue within our community, but it is a blessing to have celebrities such as Taraji P. Henson use their platform to shine light on this important issue. Taraji P. Henson is “moving the needle on mental health in the black community”. Mental illness […]

Read more

Jam Squad Recap: Summer Meals Kickoff Festival

June 11, 2019

written by ari This past weekend the WDKX Jam Squad was invited to attend the Summer Meals Kickoff Festival this past Saturday, June 8th at Frontier Field. After experiencing this festival, I honestly can say that Rochester does their best to show love and support for our youth. The Summer Meals Initiative was created to […]

Read more