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Minority Reporter Week of April 1 -7, 2013

Minority Reporter Week of April 1 -7, 2013

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Published by Dave McCleary
Local, national news and features serving the African-American community in Rochester, New York.
Local, national news and features serving the African-American community in Rochester, New York.

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MINORITYREPORTER
from information to understanding
City’s Focused Investment Strategy
Makes Progress
 
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Minority Reporter 
Ofe Ae:
282 Hollenbeck Street, Rochester, NY 14621
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585-301-4199 Toll-free: 1-888-792-9303
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EMAIL:
info@minorityreporter.net
PubLIsHEr
Dave McClearydavemc@minorityreporter.net
busInEss MAnAgEr
Pauline McCleary pmccleary@minorityreporter.net
cOPy EdItOr
Gary McLendonEditor@minorityreporter.net
Art dIrEctOr
Catie FiscusArtDirector@minorityreporter.net
EdItOrIAL stAFF
Lisa DumasDelani Weaver 
EdItOrIAL AssIstAnt
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AdvErtIsIng
Dave McClearyYahya AbdullahLucy Smith-Fulmoreadvertising@minorityreporter.net
PHOtOgrAPHy
Temple Boggs, Jr.Todd Elliott
cOLuMnIsts
Gloria Winston Al-SaragC. Michael TillmanRev. Michael VaughnVincent Felder Diane WatkinsMike DulaneyDavy VaraAyesha Kreutz
Minority Reporter, Inc. is a family of publicationsand other media formats committed to fostering self awareness, building community and empowering people of color to reach their greatest potential. Fur-ther, Minority Reporter, Inc. seeks to present a bal-anced view of relevant issues, utilizing its resourcesto build bridges among diverse populations; takingthem from information to understanding.Minority Reporter reserves the right to edit or rejectcontent submitted.The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the publisher.Minority Reporter does not assume responsibilityconcerning advertisers, their positions, practices,services or products; nor does the publication of advertisements constitute or imply endorsement. Minority Reporter invites news and storysuggestions from readers.Deadline for all copy is Tuesday at noon.Call 585-301-4199or email info@minorityreporter.net.
In This Issue:
{COVER
 
Pg 8
• Rochester City Council PresidentLovely Warren has Announced her Candidacy for Mayor 
{LOCAL
Pg 4 - 5
• City’s Focus Investment StrategyMakes Progress• Democrats Call for Charter ReviewCommission• 12th Xerox Rochester InternationalJazz Festival Announces Record-Setting Line Up• A Rochester Man has AdmittedHaving Illegal Sexual Contact Witha Minor 
{STATE
 
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• $1.5M Federal Loan to PulaskiBusiness to Bring 25 ManufacturingJobs back from China• NY Passes a Budget on time for 3rd Time in a Row
{NATIONAL
 
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• SBA Deputy Said to go ‘Beyondthe Call of Duty’ for BlackBusinesses• In Israel: President Obama Drawsfrom an African-American Struggle
{COLUMNS:
 
Pg 14-15
 • The Best Man for the Job is aWoman 
By gloria winston al-sarag
• RCSD’s Misguided Effort to EndStandardized Testing 
By allen williams
• Chris Rock: For Blacks, “CollegeSports is no Different than Slavery”
By Boyce watkins
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from information to understanding
City’s Focused Investment Strategy
Makes Progress
to include your event on this calendar email us at
Events
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CALENDAR 
april
6Red Wings Opening WeekendTime: 4:00pmLocation: Frontier Field - 333N. Plymouth Ave.Bring the whole family to theRochester Red Wings’ SeasonOpener!Contact: Red Wings 585-423-9464.74th Annual Edible Books Festival And Competition CountyTime: 2:00pmto4:00pmLocation: Kate Gleason Auditorium,Central Library, 115 South AveImagine an event where books lookgood enough to eat — and can be!Participants select favorite booksand create 3-d sculptures basedon the titles or themes of thosebooks. They are made from cakes,sculpted fruits and vegetables,chocolate, macaroni and any other edible items. The results will amazeyou!Contact: Linda Rock 428-8350,linda.rock@libraryweb.org14 Award–winning Vocalist JessyeNorman to Perform Benet ConcertTime: 5:00pmLocation: Kodak Hall at theEastman TheatreConcert includes the Garth FaganDance Company and pianist, MarkMarkhamJessye Norman will perform abenet concert for Action for aBetter Community, Inc. (ABC).The concert, entitled “The African American Cultural Legacy,” featuresspecial guests, The Garth FaganDance Company and pianist, MarkMarkham. All proceeds from theconcert benet ABC, a communityaction agency that providesprograms and services to help low-income families and individualsachieve greater self-sufciency.Tickets available at: www.rpo.organd at the Eastman Theatre BoxOfce on East Avenue. Ticketsalso can be purchased by phone at(585) 454-2100.18High Falls Film FestivalTime: 12:00pmLocation: Dryden Theatre atthe George Eastman HouseInternational Museum of Photography and Film- 900 East Ave.Films will be shown at The LittleTheatre (240 East Ave., 14607, 585-258-0400), the Cinema Theater (957 Clinton Ave. S., 14620,585-271-1785) and the DrydenTheatre at the George EastmanHouse International Museum of Photography and Film. The HighFalls Film Festival will be presenting25 of the nest in independent lmsfrom around the world. Films willbe shown at The Little Theatre, theCinema Theater and the DrydenTheatre at the George EastmanHouse International Museum of Photography and Film.Contact: High Falls Film FestivalOfce - 585-586-6650 April 25Clifford’s 50th Birthday PartyTime: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PMLocation: ABC Head Start - 1772Clifford AvenueWe are having a Birthday Party for Clifford. Come dance, play gamesand enjoy cake and ice cream withClifford; the Big Red Dog.You may enter a drawing to wina fun basket for your child. Also,your child can get his or her picturetaken with Clifford and purchasebooks at the Book Fair.May12,19,24,27Flower City Days at the PublicMarketJoin us for Flower City Days at theRochester Public Markets. Also 6/2 and 6/9
 
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