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Local Actor Plays First Black Police Officer in ‘Dark Justice’

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Local actor Che Holloway stars in a new series called 'Dark Justice', streaming now on StreamNowTV.com. [Image: StreamNowTV.com]
By Mike Governale

Che Holloway, 25 of Rochester, is starring in a new series called Dark Justice external link, released today on StreamNowTV.com external link.

Holloway, who studied at Rochester’s School of the Arts, plays Amir Snow, the first black police officer in a small American town. The subject matter is highly relevant for these racially charged times, but it’s handled in a pretty hilarious way.

You can watch all of season 1 after the jump…

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‘Some Boy Causing Fuss’ First Warning Of Trouble in Rochester Riot Area

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Scene from the Rochester riots, July 24-26, 1964. [PHOTO: Rochester Municipal Archives]
On July 24, 1964 external link a series of events external link took place which led to three of the darkest days in Rochester’s history. They had come to Rochester seeking a better life, yet African Americans in Rochester at that time still had to fight for jobs, fight for education, fight for housing… even for the simple right to stand on the sidewalk in their own neighborhood and not be questioned by police. By the 1960s the mistreatment of black people in this country—over the course of centuries—finally reached a boiling point. And Rochester was in the eye of the storm…

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A Race Riot in Fairport?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Joseph Avenue looking north. The aftermath of the so-called 'Race Riot' in July 1964, Rochester NY.Today marks the 48th anniversary of Rochester’s 1964 “Race Riot” external link. While doing a little research on the 1964 riot I stumbled upon a completely different (and lesser known) incident. This one could also be called a “race riot” and it occurred 44 years earlier, on the streets of Fairport, NY.

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Visualizing Ethnic Boundaries in Rochester

Monday, May 21st, 2012

This is a map of racial and ethnic populations (and divisions) in Rochester. It was created by Eric Fischer using 2010 Census data. Inspired by Bill Rankin's 2009 map of Chicago. [FLICKr: Eric Fischer]
When I saw this image of Rochester I was immediately struck. Pointillism is a style of painting in which small, distinct dots of pure color are applied in patterns to form an image. Think of works by masters such as Van Gogh or Georges Seurat like A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatt external link. From a distance we see one thing. Upon closer inspection we may see something entirely different…

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