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Connections: Discussing perceptions of Black masculinity and gender identity

An exhibit set to open Friday at the Visual Studies Workshop is exploring perceptions of Black masculinity and gender identity. We talk with artist...
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 10:45am
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Connections: Lessons from "Blues for Mister Charlie"

A powerful play at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center is generating conversations about race. “Blues for Mister Charlie” is an award-winning work...
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 9:26am
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Connections: Cephas Archie, former chief diversity officer for SUNY Brockport

Cephas Archie was fired from his position as the chief diversity officer for the SUNY Brockport last month. The college has not disclosed why, despite...
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Tue, 02/11/2020 - 4:55am
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Connections: Discussing progress with the "Let's Get REAL" initiative

The City of Rochester is reporting progress on its “Let’s Get REAL: Race, Equity, and Leadership” initiative . The project provides direction for...
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Wed, 02/05/2020 - 9:23am
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Connections: Blogger Chris Thompson on the legacy of Kobe Bryant

A local writer and activist has generated some buzz with a piece he’s written about the legacy of Kobe Bryant. Writing as a guest blogger for 540 West...
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Tue, 02/04/2020 - 9:18am
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Connections: Exploring the role of chief diversity officers on college and university campuses

Inside Higher Ed reports that more institutions now have chief diversity officers than ever before. But what do those positions entail? How do colleges...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:59am
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Connections: How to make opportunities in the wellness industry more accessible to people of color

We discuss how to make opportunities in the health and wellness industries more accessible to people of all backgrounds. The group Yoga 4 A Good Hood...
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 9:40am
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Connections: Discussing the JCC play, "Division Street"

A new play on stage at the JCC CenterStage is generating conversations about race in America. “Division Street” is the latest project by playwright...
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Thu, 11/07/2019 - 9:18am
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Connections: Writer and diversity trainer Nanette D. Massey on how to have conversations about race

We’re joined by Nanette D. Massey , a writer and diversity and inclusion trainer. Massey lives in Buffalo, but will be in Rochester for several upcoming...
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Fri, 11/01/2019 - 6:18am
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Connections: Exploring the themes in the play, "The Niceties," at Geva Theatre Center

A new play on stage at Geva Theatre Center explores the history and current state of race relations in America through the perspectives of two very...
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Thu, 10/24/2019 - 10:19am
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