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Connections: Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson on the Daniel Prude case

Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson says the newly formed commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) was not informed of Daniel Prude’s death....
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:22am
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Connections: Discussing the life and legacy of poet Lucille Clifton

We discuss the life and legacy of award-winning poet Lucille Clifton. Clifton was a Buffalo native whose work celebrated Black womanhood, identity, and...
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Discussing "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You"

Community members in Irondequoit are gearing up for a town-wide discussion about Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynold's book, "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism,...
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Wed, 08/12/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Discussing the state of diversity in television in 2020

21 years ago this month, the NAACP was advocating a boycott of the major television networks. That's because the networks had just released their fall...
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:02am
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Report: Monroe County awash in racist land deeds

Thousands of deeds in Monroe County still bear clauses that restrict properties from being sold to or occupied by people of color, Jews, and other...
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 7:15am
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Connections: Author Bruce Jacobs and his book, "Race Manners"

We're joined by Bruce Jacobs, author of the book "Race Manners." His work explores how to have civilized, candid, and meaningful dialogues about race....
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 11:08am
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Connections: Debating Rochester's curfew and how to address recent violence in the city

Last week, Mayor Lovely Warren banned public gatherings of five or more people between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. in the City of Rochester. The move, made in...
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Mon, 07/20/2020 - 10:30am
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Connections: Discussing sensitivity and over sensitivity when it comes to entertainment

Hulu has removed an episode of "The Golden Girls" from its platform over concerns about blackface. In the episode, "Mixed Blessings" from 1988, Dorothy...
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Thu, 07/09/2020 - 10:39am
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Connections: Discussing voting rights and voter suppression in America, past and present

Long lines and malfunctioning voting machines in Georgia's primary election renewed conversations about voting rights, especially those for...
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Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: How companies can have conversations about race

We continue our series of conversations about how to discuss race and racism. Companies across the country are grappling with how to have those...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 10:35am
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