Hues of Humanity: Let’s Begin the Conversation

From issues of race to emotional awareness, Hues of Humanity is a documentary produced by Rachel and Dianna Henderson that was created to build bridges across our collective lives through meaningful conversation. The film, which features various speakers including our own, Tunya Griffin, who share their thoughts to encourage open, honest and thoughtful dialogue.  …

In The Spotlight: Mayor Lovely Warren

Mayor Lovely Warren is a Black girl who rocks and everywhere she goes, she brings her Black girl magic with her. She is an attorney, wife, mother, daughter, and a close confidant and friend to many. Mayor Warren is the granddaughter of sharecroppers who made their way north in search of better economic opportunities, landing…

Is A “Friends With Benefits” Relationship Healthy?

  In the past few decades, sex has become more casual from the days when sex was only performed if two consenting adults were in a relationship that was leading towards marriage.  More and more people are choosing to hold off on tying the knot to explore their sexuality within non-traditional relationships, and the most common…

4 Pillars Of A Healthy Relationship

When it comes to relationship advice there are a plethora of options on the market to help singles and couples get it together, but with all of these different opinions it can become a bit difficult to know what truly makes a healthy relationship.  Every person is going to have a different opinion about what…

3 Areas Of The Body To Stretch To Be Flexible At Any Age

A joint is where two bones meet. As we get older, these tissue in between joints begins to contract, or shrink. This makes the joint stiff and harder to move, limiting its range of motion. When you don’t have full range of motion in a joint, you’re forced to make smaller movements. This can set…

Gentrification in Rochester, New York: A Tale of Two Cities

We often discuss the concept of “two Rochesters” but what happens when these two Rochesters meet? As city officials and planners seek to shrink income gaps, reduce segregation and encourage mixed-income neighborhoods, the city’s neighborhoods are predicted to see vast amounts of gentrification in coming years, with areas like Beechwood and the 19th Ward already…