Race Matters

Nicholas and Mary Nicosia denied claims of racism from Black Rochester firefighter Jerrod Jones, but she admitted to having a racist Twitter.

Race Matters

A Rochester firefighter said he was forced to attend a racist party that mocked Juneteenth.

Police Brutality

A Rochester police detective is on desk duty after a video showed a violent incident with an EMT who hit his car, which was parked in an ambulance bay.

A grand jury voted against indicting the officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died last March after officers pinned him to the ground in the midst of what was undoubtedly a mental health crisis.

In the most recent video released Thursday, one of the officers can be heard telling the girl, "You did it to yourself, hun."

The recent video of police in upstate New York using pepper spray against a 9-year-old girl draws attention to a pattern of disproportionately harsh punishment against Black girls by law enforcement and other authority figures.

Good News

Luther Younger, 99, walks six miles every day to be by his wife Waverlee’s side at the Strong Memorial Hospital.


Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. Want to Keep Up With […]