civil rights

Siena poll: Over the last year, New Yorkers' views on race relations are little changed

A new survey from Siena College shows that only about a third of New Yorkers think that race relations in the state are either excellent or good. That...
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Mon, 01/18/2021 - 12:18pm
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Rochester celebrates legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

People across Rochester gathered Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Walk in the Light" was the...
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Mon, 01/21/2019 - 1:06pm
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Connections: The new play, "Thurgood," at Geva Theatre, and the legacy of Thurgood Marshall

A remarkable performance at Geva Theatre explores the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. We talk with the team behind the show...
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Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:20am
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Connections: Carlotta Walls LaNier on desegregating schools

Carlotta Walls LaNier was 14 years old when she and eight other African American students walked through the doors of the formerly all-white Central...
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Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:39am
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