race relations

Connections: Discussing the history of African Americans being falsely reported to police

The story of a white woman in New York City who called police and falsely accused an African American man of threatening her has gone viral. Amy Cooper...
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Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:14am
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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: 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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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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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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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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Rochester celebrates legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

People across Rochester gathered Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Walk in the Light" was the...
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Mon, 01/21/2019 - 1:06pm
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