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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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Connections: Eddie Moore, Jr. on anti-racism training

We’re joined by Eddie Moore, Jr., a speaker and educator who provides diversity and cultural competency trainings around the world. One of his key...
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 10:39am
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Connections: How to have conversations about race

This hour, we talk with three local friends who share some of the difficult and productive conversations they’ve had about race. A white local racial...
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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 10:28am
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Connections: Discussing the history and importance of Juneteenth

How much do you know about Juneteenth? Our guests say it’s likely the answer is “not enough.” Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated...
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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 10:28am
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Connections: Discussing racism in the suburbs

We continue our series of conversations about combating racism. This hour, we focus on efforts in local suburbs. Our guests say racism in the suburbs is...
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Fri, 06/12/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Discussing racism as a public health crisis

We’re joined by members of the Greater Rochester Black Agenda Group. Late last month, they issued a proclamation declaring racism a public health crisis...
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: How to plan and design a "just city"

What does a "just city" look like when it comes to urban design? It's a question Toni Griffin of the Harvard Graduate School of Design explores in her...
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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 10:25am
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Connections: Discussing criminal justice reform and the BLM movement with local public defenders

On Monday, local public defenders marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. As reported by WXXI's Noelle Evans, it was one of many...
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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Marvin Stepherson on police reform

Marvin Stepherson spent 25 years in policing, retiring as a police sergeant. He has become a prominent black voice in the Greater Rochester community,...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:22am
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