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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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Connections: Previewing the 2019 Susan B. Anthony Birthday Luncheon

The annual Susan B. Anthony Luncheon set for later this month will welcome Dr. Irma McClaurin as its keynote speaker. McClaurin is a feminist...
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Fri, 02/01/2019 - 10:39am
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Events this week to focus on racial healing

Mayor Lovely Warren is holding a series of events focusing on racial healing this week beginning with an event at City Hall on Tuesday. Project Let’s...
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Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:54am
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Connections: How to have conversations about race

Talking about race is difficult for many people. Jackie Campbell of the Children’s Agenda specializes in helping people sit down together and open their...
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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:12am
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