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Disability justice is part of the fight for racial equity, says advocate

When the pandemic reached Rochester, equity coordinator with the city government Luticha André Doucette says that she was concerned for her safety....
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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 2:15pm
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Suburban superintendents pledge to stand against racism

School Superintendents from across Monroe County say “our children deserve better and we will do better.” Those words were part of a statement released...
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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 12:08pm
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Connections: Discussing criminal justice reform and the BLM movement with local public defenders

On Monday, local public defenders marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. As reported by WXXI's Noelle Evans, it was one of many...
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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: How should corporate America and brands respond to social movements?

How should corporate America react to social movements? In the days after the killing of George Floyd and the protests that followed, brands both big...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:29am
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Protest during a pandemic? Leaders say it can be good for public health in the long term

As demonstrators gathered in downtown Rochester last week in protests against police brutality spurred by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Dr...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 9:13am
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Rochester rallies continue in support of the Black Lives Matter movement

Saturday brought another day of protests around the country and in Rochester, with the Black Lives Matter movement and other racial and social justice...
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Sat, 06/06/2020 - 1:46pm
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Connections: Irshad Altheimer on criminal justice research and police reform

Irshad Altheimer is a professor of criminal justice who has been directly affected by gun violence. In 1997, a gang member opened fire on a car he was...
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Fri, 06/05/2020 - 10:21am
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Attorneys rally to condemn George Floyd’s killing and systemic racism

Attorneys with the Monroe County Bar Association, the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys, and others protested police brutality and...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 1:54pm
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Connections: Marvin Stepherson on police reform

Marvin Stepherson spent 25 years in policing, retiring as a police sergeant. He has become a prominent black voice in the Greater Rochester community,...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:22am
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Connections: Rochester Police Locust Club President Mike Mazzeo

We're joined by the president of the Rochester Police Locust Club, who discusses the events of the weekend, and his thoughts on proposed changes for...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:21am
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