The Rochester Association of
Black Journalists

The Rochester Association of Black Journalists is a chapter of
the National Association of Black Journalists that covers the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.
The organization works to groom future journalists of color, help chapter members thrive in their current roles, and advocate for African-Americans to be depicted in a fair and balanced way in the media.

Local Media Coverage of RABJ activities
We advocate on behalf of black journalists in the Rochester area. 
RABJ Celebrates 15 Years
RABJ Claims Police Bias
The organization hosts a celebratory luncheon at Monroe's in Pittsford. Read the coverage here
Two black journalists were arrested during a Black Lives Matter rally/protest in Rochester.  Read the coverage here
Honoring Rochester Legends
RABJ Black Media Brunch
13 WHAM's Norma Holland discusses the RABJ Legends project with RABJ President Richard J. McCollough. Watch the video here.
RABJ held a brunch so that local media professionals could connect with minority business owners. Read the coverage here.
WHEC Meteorologist fired
RABJ Wins Video Award
13 WHAM interviews RABJ President Richard J. McCollough about Jeremy Kappell uttering Martin Luther "Coon" Jr.  Read the coverage here
Standing Up for What's Right was produced by RABJ's Joanne Gordon and Richard J. McCollough. Read the coverage here
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WYOMA BEST PASSES AWAY
INSPIRING BLACK JOURNALISTS
CYNTHIA BENJAMIN HONORED
RABJ has established a scholarship in Wyoma's honor. Read the coverage here
RABJ mentioned in D&C tribute to black journalists.  Read the coverage here
RABJ's Salute to Excellence Gala paid homage to D&C editor. Read the coverage here
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