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Connections: Understanding the truth about American and Native American history

Late last month, former senator Rick Santorum made comments at a Young America's Foundation conference that sparked backlash. During the "Standing Up...
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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 10:35am
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Connections: Author Bruce Levine on the legacy of Thaddeus Stevens

When it comes to racial justice in the United States, historian Bruce Levine argues that there is one historical figure that is often left out of the...
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Tue, 03/02/2021 - 3:59am
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Connections: Discussing how the Our Voices Project is transforming curricula about Black history

What kind of effort do school districts make to teach Black history? The West Irondequoit School District is moving beyond the usual, often narrow...
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Tue, 02/16/2021 - 11:44am
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Connections: Should the City of Rochester change its name?

The Democrat and Chronicle's Justin Murphy wrote a detailed story about the history of the founders of Rochester and surrounding towns. As Murphy...
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Fri, 07/24/2020 - 10:17am
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Remembering David Hochstein

The Hochstein School is named for musician David Hochstein, whose legacy continues to live on more than a century after his death. This musically...
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Sun, 05/24/2020 - 9:17am
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Park Ave. neighborhood gets historic designation

The Park Avenue area in Rochester is historic and now it has a federal designation to back that up. Officials with the Landmark Society of Western New...
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Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:41pm
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Connections: Author Sarah Burns on her book, "The Politics of War Powers"

We're joined by RIT professor Sarah Burns, who has written a new book called "The Politics of War Powers." She argues that the U.S. Constitution creates...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:57am
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