Elevating Women Honoree

Elevating Women Honoree

Congratulations! I want to be the first to congratulate you and your organization on being named one of the Rochester Business Journal’s inaugural 2023 Elevating Women award winners. Winners were selected by an internal panel of judges based on a variety of criteria...
Rochester celebrates first ever National Black Authors Day

Rochester celebrates first ever National Black Authors Day

This post was originally published on Rochester Beacon by WHAM Staff Thu, May 4th 2023, 11:28 PM EDT Rochester, N.Y. — Rochester celebrated the first ever National Black Authors Day on Thursday. The holiday was started by author and Rochester native CaTyra Polland to...
A day for Black authors

A day for Black authors

This post was originally published on Rochester BeaconBy JACOB SCHERMERHORN | December 9, 2022When Rochester editor and author CaTyra Polland started the process of creating National Black Authors Day earlier this year, she viewed it as filling a gap.“This is a way to...