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The Alabama Supreme Court’s recent ruling categorizes frozen embryos as “extrauterine children.” Stemming from a wrongful death lawsuit after a fertility clinic accident, the ruling aligns with the state’s Wrongful Death of a Minor Act. The decision has led to a temporary halt in IVF treatments by some Alabama providers, with legislative clarifications pending. IVF […]

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester has been named one of the top pop culture museums in the United States, securing the third spot in the 2024 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Recognized for its interactive exhibits and recent 90,000-square-foot expansion, the museum offers a variety of attractions including the ESL Digital […]

The documentary “Where is Wendy Williams?” by Lifetime will proceed with its scheduled airing this weekend, following a New York court’s dismissal of an attempt to block its broadcast. The court ruled that preventing the documentary from airing would constitute an “impermissible prior restraint on speech,” violating the First Amendment. The documentary, set to be […]

A Manhattan jury has held three top executives of the National Rifle Association (NRA), including former CEO Wayne LaPierre, accountable in a civil trial centered on corruption and misuse of funds. The trial, initiated by New York Attorney General Letitia James, accused LaPierre and others of diverting millions in donations for personal luxury. LaPierre, who […]

NASA, in collaboration with Intuitive Machines, has successfully dispatched a Lunar Library to the moon, featuring technology developed by Stampertech, a Rochester-based company. This initiative is part of NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services. The Lunar Library, etched onto nickel sheets, encompasses the entirety of the English Wikipedia, the Rosetta Project, and a comprehensive digital library […]

Jeezy, the Atlanta-based rap superstar, delivered a compelling performance at his Tiny Desk concert. Focusing on the early parts of his career, he created a narrative that resonated deeply with his audience. Jeezy’s music carries a deeper message of empowerment, encapsulated in his Thug Motivation album series. Beyond his music career, Jeezy has expanded his […]

A new Aldi supermarket is set to open this summer on East Ridge Road in Irondequoit, expanding the no-frills grocery chain’s presence in the area. The store, currently under construction, will be located on a previously vacant 3-acre site that once housed Irondequoit Dodge. This development follows an application by Marathon Engineering for site-plan, subdivision, […]

    New York’s only remaining Black-owned commercial radio station celebrates 50 years in Rochester (rochesterfirst.com)

HIV/AIDS activist Hydeia Broadbent has passed away at the age of 39. Hydeia’s story became national after appearing on the Oprah show telling the world her story back in the mid 90s, she was born with HIV and lived with full blown AIDS since age 5. Hydeia’s father announced her passing on Facebook Activist Hydeia […]

Beyoncé’s country single “Texas Hold ‘Em” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, marking a significant achievement as she joins Taylor Swift as the only other solo woman to reach this milestone without any featured artists. Released during the Super Bowl on February 11, 2024, the song quickly garnered 19.2 million streams, […]


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