Tuesday 28 September 2021
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Politics


Primary Day is June 22; Are You Registered to Vote?

Staff reports Primary election day is June 22, which may seem far away. But for people who have moved, or have not registered to vote,...

Nicholas Robertson, front right, is among plaintiffs in a class action civil rights lawsuit against the city and Rochester Police Department filed April 5, 2021. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group.

City, RPD Hit by Class Action Lawsuit to Stop Excessive Force and Racial Profiling

Patti Singer (Disponible en español.) Ten individuals and two organizations have filed a class-action...

Mayor Lovely A. Warren unveils chapter three of the 2021 State of the City, discussing jobs for city families and the local economy as part of the Equity and Recovery Agenda. Photo screenshot of YouTube video.

Jobs, Minority-Owned Business Highlighted in Mayor’s Third State of the City Episode

by Tyronda James Recently, Mayor Lovely A. Warren released chapter three of the 2021 State of the City,...

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Monroe County Parks Department Seeks Seasonal Workers

    Staff report Monroe County is hiring for seasonal positions in the Department of Parks. A job fair is scheduled from 11 a.m....

New York’s Marijuana Economy Could Help Black and Latinx Communities

The State of New York legalized recreational marijuana for people aged 21 and older last month, and industry experts expect to see major...


RASE Commission Report: No More Excuses, It’s Time for Action

Patti Singer (Versión en español disponible.) Racism is embedded in Monroe County, existing across...

Aqua Porter, executive director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. File photo

Posting Data on Vaccinations Available to Minorities is Matter of Trust

Patti Singer (Versión en español disponible.) Just how many Blacks and Latinos are being vaccinated...


Staying Up to Date on Your Family’s Health While at Home

During the pandemic, most families have been forced to spend more hours together than usual, and they do not even have the option of...

UCLM conference with (left to right), Rodolfo (Rudy) Rivera, Pastor Wanda Wilson and Alex White. Photo by Tyronda James/Minority Reporter Media Group

Local Group Says Incidents With RPD Have Gone On Far Too Long

By Tyronda James (Versión en español disponible.) Pastor Wanda Wilson of Open Arms Christian Fellowship...


Latino Elders Benefit from Uniting and Healing Through Hope Event

By Tracie Issac During this era of COVID, food insecurities and blankets topped the list of calls for help from shelters and organizations...