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A first-look at the trailer for Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ – Chicago Tribune

[ot-video type=”vimeo” url=”″] The official trailer for the new Spike Lee film “Chi-Raq.” Nina MetzContact ReporterChicago Closeup A trailer for Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq” was released Tuesday, offering a first look

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Youth Project – A Proposal with Vision

By Adelina Gonzalez   Back in 2004, I came up with an idea–a project that I believe would aid our youth in excelling in school, as well as in the

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Lets Chat, Man to Man by Tracy L Williams

  Not too long ago I received a notice on Facebook from my dear friend, Dr. Leonard Brock. He wanted me to look at some alarming statistics. Although I was

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Family’s Health History

by Theresa Lou Bowick BSN,RN   Your family history may be one of the greatest infl uences on your risk of developing chronic health problems like heart disease, stroke, diabetes,

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Live Long and Prosper – Health, Wellness and Long Life. Is it Achievable for African Americans?

~By: Julie Hutchinson MPA, BSN, RN, Community Health Nurse     There is no greater agony that bearing an untold story inside of you. – Dr. Maya Angelou As a

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Reaching Out to Minorities During Hepatitis Awareness Month | Ellington

Did you know that millions of Americans (mostly baby boomers) are living with chronic hepatitis and up to two-thirds may not even know they are infected? Source: Reaching Out to

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Kids Just Don’t Understand!

    How many of us remember the Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff ’s song “Parents just don’t understand?” Remember how as kids we sang along and memorized all


Meetings on police body cameras start tonight

Community members will be able to voice their opinions tonight as the City of Rochester hosts its first of five sessions regarding the Rochester Police Department’s Body Worn Camera Program.

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Local model walks in VS Fashion Show

NEW YORK (AP) – Some lit up, others were pretty – and patriotic – in pink and still more burst forth like fireworks. Yes, Tuesday was Victoria’s Secret sexpot angel

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RTA leaders suggests reopening school

Rochester, N.Y. – The president of the Rochester Teacher’s Union wants to resurrect the Josh Lofton High School in Rochester, which closed more than a decade ago. The school used

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s family honored | ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – The brother and mother of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman have been honored by a film festival being held in family’s western New York


Man Charged With Murder in Connection With Devonshire Court Homicide

The 44-year-old faces charges of second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Police said he shot Justin Crowder, 25, on Devonshire Court at Thurston Road just after 2:30

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Fidelis Care to Open Rochester Community Office – Yahoo Finance

 Residents Invited to Join Grand Opening Celebration   ROCHESTER, NY–(Marketwired – October 16, 2015) – Fidelis Care, a Statewide health plan with over 1.3 million members, invites the public to


Rochester Opens a New Temporary Amtrak Station

The first phase of a nearly $30 million project to build a new train station in Rochester gets underway this week. Source: Rochester Opens a New Temporary Amtrak Station


Video shows Rochester Police using force to detain a man on Tuesday – Story | Rochester, NY | RochesterFirst | WROC-TV

The Rochester Police Department used force on Tuesday to control and detain a man outside of Open Door Mission on Washington Street near West Main Street. Source: Video shows Rochester