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On the Outside, looking In. A question for the Black community… Why not Howard Eagle?

By Jim Greco Our schools are failing. And the ones primarily impacted by those failings are mainly poor children of color. The situation is critical, and the need to act

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My Brothers are Dying

                                                                               Why, texture of his hair limits access to care, generations no education, lack of means, hate, or, is it what he ate My Brothers are crying,

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My Scars Do Not Define ME

 My scar does not define me, but it is what molded me into who I am today. Here is my story. When I was 15 I started to notice a

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WXXI – “Secretary of State”

By Kenny F. Jean Dr. Susan Rogers was raised in the Syracuse area and credits her mother, a librarian in a small town, for being an influence in her life

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Mentor Barbeque

Operation transformation Rochester Mentors Summer Barbecue Saturday, July 1, 2017 2222 Seneca Park Zoo (Wegman House) Beginning at 1:00 p.m. Great Food, Great Music, Great Fun, Great Networking Click on

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Sex Trafficking’s True Victims: Why Are Our Black Girls/Women So Vulnerable?

By Frederick Reese Mimi Crown’s story is like millions of others that have been and are being told across America. At age 21, she was abducted and forced into sexual

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Rochester’s First – Ever Why Did I Get Married Conference

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (May 2, 2017)–There will be a lot of brides preparing the final touches for their big dayas wedding season approaches, but for folks who are already married

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I was called a faggot by a black person way before I was called a nigger.

by Ahmier I never had the luxury of blending in. My blackness has always been apparent, and because I didn’t act like the other young boys my age, or take

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Lets Chat, Man to Man

  By Tracy L. Williams Not to long ago I received a notice on Facebook from my dear friend, Dr. Leonard Brock. He wanted me to look at some alarming

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Dr. Steve Perry will be on wayofm.org/Our Voice- Talk Radio April 4, 2017

Dr. Steve Perry is one of most sought after educators in America. Widely respected by grassroots community members and internationally renowned leaders, his charismatic and compelling voice is an inspiration.

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Neighborhood Man Receives Praise from Community, LeBron James for Stopping Teen Fight

By Kiersten Willis You’ve likely seen teen Internet fight videos across social media, but you’ve probably never seen one end like this. A clip posted by high school student Jamar

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I Am an Advocate for Autism Awareness: I Am a Mom

  ~By Kat Rina Davis If someone would have told me 10 years ago that I would be an advocate for a noteworthy cause, I would have thought they were

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Ice Cube creates basketball league featuring retired NBA players

Ice Cube, who rose to fame as a member of the rap group NWA, then became a movie producer and a movie star; has now added basketball executive to his

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The Truth About Dr. King and Economic Empowerment

By Cliff Albright “For we know now that it isn’t enough to integrate lunch counters. What does it profit a man to be able to eat at an integrated lunch

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BAD BITCH!

Tianna Mañón Young women call themselves “bad bitches.” It is said so flippantly and boastfully that listeners not familiar with the term begin to question whether the words “bad” and