BLOG: Let’s Talk About Cannabis on Tuesday, October 15
Blog: Submitted by Mary Kruger, ROC NORML Communities and Cannabis is a series of events hosted by Roc NORML...
Baden Street Settlement to Host 118th Annual Meeting & Luncheon
In support of its mission to serve the community, Baden Street Settlement will host its 118th Annual Meeting and...
Nick Cannon and Friends Coming To Rochester
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK—The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen...
BLOG: Let’s Talk About Cannabis on Tuesday, October 15
Blog: Submitted by Mary Kruger, ROC NORML Communities and Cannabis is a series of events hosted by Roc NORML where locals discuss the positive consequences of legalizing of marijuana and other pressing issues and questions. Event number two is happening on Tuesday, October 15 at 6 p.m. The first... Read more
BLOG: How Rochester Is Preparing for the Legalization of Weed
1055 The Beat Rochester is supporting the advocacy work of Roc NORML, a nonprofit organization that is educating the public about the benefits of responsible cannabis use while working to reform laws around prohibition. Over the next several months there will be a series of events exploring marijuana decriminalization... Read more
Baden Street Settlement to Host 118th Annual Meeting & Luncheon
In support of its mission to serve the community, Baden Street Settlement will host its 118th Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Resilience, Sustainability and Social Justice for All.” This year’s keynote address will be given by the Honorable... Read more
Look Out! They’re Clocking Your 420 Swag
ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) — In preparation for April 20, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and STOP-DWI administrator Sue Cirencione announced there will be increased patrols in the area on Saturday in order to crack down on impaired drivers.  Even though ‘Weed Day’ has become a worldwide phenomenon referring... Read more
Nick Cannon and Friends Coming To Rochester
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK—The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen on MTV—is coming to the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on Saturday, May 4 at 8 PM for a special show titled “Nick Cannon Presents: Nick Cannon and Friends” along... Read more
Upcoming Rochester Pop-up Shop Is An Example of Kwanzaa’s “Cooperative Economics” Principle
Rochester, New York—On Saturday, December 29 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., local celebrity photographer Christopher Cardwell of GoodKnews Apparel and business owner Anthony Miller of PRSCL.T Clothiers, LLC will host The Good Pop-up Shop, an engaging pop-up shop that happens to fall on the fourth day of Kwanzaa... Read more
Miss Taleah Elliott is Young, Gifted And Going Places
Taleah Elliott is a young author/ influencer who wrote her first book at the tender age of 5 years old. Now at 7, she’s taking her love for reading on the road. This young lady has created reading programs through out the city of Rochester where she goes out... Read more
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Turns 107
On Saturday, November 17, 2018, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated turned 107 years old. According to the Theata Omicron Chapter, an unincorporated chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., (ROC NY QUES) website, the Omega Psi Phi fraternity is the first black intercollegiate fraternity that was founded on... Read more
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Celebrates 96 Years
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. celebrates 96 years of sisterhood, scholarship and service! The organization was founded on November 12, 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana, by seven young educators: Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Annette Dulin Redford, Bessie... Read more
OFFICIAL VIDEO for “Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story”
From Executive Producer Shawn Carter and The Cinemart, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the Black Lives Matter movement that... Read more