Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, MCC Black faculty Group

to Present Screening of "STEP" and Panel Discussion

ROCHESTER - The Rochester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in association with the Monroe Community College African American Affinity Group, a faculty organization, will present a special screening of the documentary, "STEP," the story of a high school girls' Step team in Baltimore's inner city, on Friday, October 20. The Red Carpet event will be at 6:30 p.m. in the MCC Theater located in Building 4 off Parking Lot F on the school's Brighton campus, 1000 E. Henrietta Road. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion Panelists include Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, Jackie Campbell, director of ROC The Future with the Children's Agenda organization; Tanya Thurman, Action for a Better Community, and Derra Smith, a member of the Center for Youth staff. Tokeya C. Graham,will be the moderator. Tickets are $5 person and may be purchased at MCC”s Thomas Flynn Service Desk, at or at the door. For more information, call the Delta line at 585-234- 2200 or email Melany J. Silas at

Dr. Alveda King, Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

to Visit the Rochester Community

                       Dr. Alveda King

                       Dr. Alveda King

Prominent conservative activist and Trump supporter Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., will visit the Rochester community on October 1-3. On Oct 2nd, Dr. King , author and FOX News contributor – will engage students at Roberts Wesleyan College at 11 am. Later that day, at 6 p.m., Dr. King will participate in an open community forum at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. King’s discussion and open forum will address Perspectives on Black Genocide and Race. Pastor Don Stevens, of Helping Hands Baptist Church and planning partner for the event had this to say about Dr. King’s upcoming visit: "We here in the city of Rochester are proud to welcome Dr. Alveda King and hear, as she shares with us, her perspective on black genocide, racism and the future for African Americans in these United States." Dr. King, a national speaker and founder of Alveda King Ministries, is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives. In 2016, Dr. King appeared in the documentary, Hillary’s America to discuss the former NY Senator’s approach to issues relevant to Black citizens. She was also featured in the 2010 documentary, The Human Experience. Dr. King is the author of, several books including “Sons of Thunder: The King Family Legacy.”