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Connections: Discussing Pete Buttigieg's "Douglass Plan"

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to combat systemic racial inequality. His "Douglass Plan," named after abolitionist...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:15am
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Connections: Dr. Marvin McMickle, retiring president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

We sit down with Dr. Marvin McMickle , the retiring president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. Dr. McMickle announced his plans to retire...
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Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:51am
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Connections: Discussing identity and belonging with people of color in the LGBTQ community

We sit down with people of color in the local LGBTQ community to discuss identity, how they find belonging, and how they recruit allies. Our guests...
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Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:46am
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Connections: How the Irondequoit Police Department is working to improve diversity within its ranks

The Irondequoit Police Department is working to improve the diversity within its ranks. We discuss the department's efforts and how having more officers...
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Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:49am
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Pittsford Central School District defends response to botched Black History Month project

The Pittsford Central School District is defending its handling of a Black History Month project that went wrong. WXXI News reached out to the district...
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Fri, 04/26/2019 - 6:08am
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Connections: Discussing the book, “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

Keuka College is preparing to welcome Beverly Tatum , author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” Here’s how the college...
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Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: The documentary, "Don't Be Nice"

The documentary “Don’t Be Nice” tells the story of five slam poets from New York City who have teamed up to compete for a national title. Their coach...
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Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:52am
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Connections: Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson on how to approach racist actions

When a local broadcaster made racist remarks about former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson, the mayor never called for that broadcaster to be fired. He...
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Mon, 02/11/2019 - 9:24am
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Connections: How to better educate the general public about African American history

February is Black History Month, and there are a number of local endeavors to help educate the general public about the achievements of African...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:11am
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Connections: Jerome Underwood, president and CEO of Action for a Better Community

Jerome Underwood was named the new president and CEO of Action for a Better Community in January 2018. Prior to leading the organization, he served on...
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Fri, 02/01/2019 - 10:24am
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