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“Ghetto”

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The N word will always be hateful and inappropriate, no matter who uses it. But this word of animosity and fallacy has, over the last two centuries of usage, become too blatant and easily discredited. Today the term which has a far more disempowering effect on people of color in America is the word “ghetto,” […]

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A Rose by Another Name

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Recently I have started to cringe at the thought of a new acquaintance addressing me by my first name. Yes, you read that correctly. I have this new found desire to be addressed by my last name. Here’s why: 1. 99% of people mispronounce my first name. The mispronunciation of my first name has been […]

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The First Annual: Wine Makers Vino Noir Festival

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    Come  and taste the fine wine of our African – American Wine Makers. Yes, African-American Wineries. Will be showcased Oct. 29, at the German House. A night of class and jazz. Come out and enjoy.    Click on image to enlarge

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Breast Cancer Month: The Pink Survivors

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                EVENT SCHEDULE 6:30pm  | Doors Open 7:00pm  | Cancer Survivors Speak 7:45pm  | Pink Survivors Balloon Release 8:00pm  | LIVE Band Entertainment 9:30pm  | Socialize and Networking TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW DAVINE HAIR SALON 262 Arnett Blvd.

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“POWER TO LIVE”  Telesummit Presented by BHEIRS   ReDiscover & Ignite Your Power to Live! BHEIRS presents, Having “Power To Live”. Powerful, Passionate guests share their trials, trips & tools to Live inspite of the pain, hurrt, trials or, or betrayals, You WIN!! To Register Email… bheirs585@gmail.com

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“BHEIRS”: Building Relationships

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We live in a time where it seems that everything is moving at lightening speed. Technology is changing daily. Before we are used to one new technology advent another is out. In two areas of technology, the ever present cell phone and FB, with their increasing sophistication in the use and methods of non vocal […]

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Connecting with and Shaping a Generation

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~By Gloria A. Morgan Little is known about the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HWSC), created in1996 as a nonprofit. To put it succinctly, the goal of the organization is to keep at-risk, under performing students in Rochester City School District high schools in school to ensure graduation. The students are assigned advocates who provide intervention, resources, […]

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My Brothers are Dying

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                                                                               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, tears you’ll never see, this land of milk and honey and all you can eat, why is his sugar, not sweet My Brothers are sighing, […]

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My Scars Do Not Define ME

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 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 lump in my left breast. At first I didn’t think it was anything serious; but after a month when it didn’t go away, I told […]

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WXXI – “Secretary of State”

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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 for advocating for the public’s free access to information—whether music, art, or books. Sue serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager at WXXI, the […]

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Mentor Barbeque

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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 the link below Mentor Barbeque

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