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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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Cuomo advises protesters: Get coronavirus test

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging the thousands of New Yorkers who are participating in social justice protests to get tested for the coronavirus to help...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:36am
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‘Righteous rally’ overshadowed by violence, Stewart says

The Rev. Lewis Stewart and the United Christian Leadership Ministry spoke Monday in support of this weekend’s Black Lives Matter rally -- but said the...
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Mon, 06/01/2020 - 1:38pm
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Connections: Discussing the Black Lives Matter protests, part 1

The events in American cities over the last several days, including Rochester, have revealed the depth of decades of pain. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren...
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Tue, 06/02/2020 - 8:40am
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Connections: Discussing the Black Lives Matter protests, part 2

We continue our conversation about the events of the weekend, about the Black Lives Matter movement, and about broader issues of race and police...
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Tue, 06/02/2020 - 8:39am
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Thousands volunteer to help clean up Rochester; Cuomo offers more state troopers to patrol the city

Despite the mayhem that happened throughout parts of Rochester Saturday night , with vandalism and looting in some neighborhoods, Mayor Lovely Warren...
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Mon, 06/01/2020 - 1:45am
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Curfew in city, Monroe County after protest ends with violence

The city of Rochester and Monroe County were put under a curfew Saturday night after what began as a peaceful protest of hundreds of demonstrators...
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Sun, 05/31/2020 - 5:23am
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Students on 'climate strike' at the University of Rochester

The global climate strike, a worldwide event to bring awareness to climate change, was a focus at the University of Rochester on Friday. Students...
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 1:49pm
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Connections: Is marching enough as a form of protest?

In a recent op-ed for the Guardian, writer LA Kauffman warned activists protesting the Trump administration’s policies that marching is not enough....
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Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:23am
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