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Connections: Discussing culturally competent care with the Black Healers Network

The Black Healers Network of Greater Rochester is a newly organized group of Black health providers whose mission is to provide culturally competent...
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Fri, 10/02/2020 - 10:26am
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Connections: Where should companies look to find Black talent?

The CEO of Wells Fargo said this week that the company doesn't hire many Black workers because there isn't a large pool of Black talent. That set off...
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Thu, 09/24/2020 - 10:17am
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Connections: Ashley Gantt on what's next for Free the People Roc

Free the People Roc has called for a temporary pause to daily or nightly protests in Rochester. Their goal is to rest and prepare for the next phase of...
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:47am
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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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