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Warren, city of Rochester sued over curfew

Stanley Martin, a lead organizer with Free the People Roc, an activist group that’s recently been at the center of Rochester’s Black Lives Matter...
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Fri, 07/24/2020 - 1:20pm
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Connections: Debating Facebook's role in vetting news stories and political ads

What is Facebook's role when it comes to vetting news stories and political ads? Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Mark Zuckerberg recently debated the issue...
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Fri, 11/01/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: Discussing freedom of speech and trigger warnings on college campuses

In March, President Donald Trump signed an executive order protecting freedom of speech on college campuses. The order directed federal agencies to link...
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Thu, 05/02/2019 - 2:57pm
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Connections: Can speech be violent?

Can speech be violent? That's a common point of debate on college campuses and in social justice circles, where many activists argue that some speech is...
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Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:20am
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Connections: How today's students interpret classic literature

Two British newspapers expressed their shock over “thin-skinned, liberal foot-stomping millennials” sympathizing with the monster in Mary Shelley’s...
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Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:04pm
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Connections: Discussing the NFL's new national anthem policy

On Wednesday, NFL owners voted in a new national anthem policy. The policy states that if players kneel on the field or sidelines, their teams will be...
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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:38am
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Connections: Are TV ad boycotts an effective way to protest speech?

Are TV ad boycotts an effective way to protest speech? The question comes after a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida called on...
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Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:31am
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Connections: The Randy Ross case - credible threat or free speech?

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, police and prosecutors are trying to determine what constitutes a credible threat. In a video posted to...
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Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:25pm
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Connections: Examining free speech issues

Cornell University is launching a new First Amendment Clinic, which will examine real cases that involve free speech and freedom of the press. The...
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Mon, 12/11/2017 - 9:16am
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Connections: Reactions to an MCC student's racist tweet

We have a discussion about a racist tweet written by a student at MCC. The student doesn't represent MCC, its student body, or its faculty, but he is...
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Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:04pm
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