Racial Disparities

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: Discussing how the digital divide is affecting local students during the pandemic

When schools closed in March and teachers and students were pushed to online learning settings, the transition proved difficult for students who lack...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: How climate change affects the health of at-risk communities

The Rochester Regional Group of the Sierra Club has postponed its Earth Day Environmental Forum, but its members are pushing forward with their work. We...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 10:16am
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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, poll says New Yorkers see much room for improvement in race relations

As New Yorkers commemorate the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., only a third of them say race relations are positive across...
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 10:14am
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Rochester company looks to reduce racial bias in medicine

A Rochester startup is looking to solve a medical problem with a global scope. VisualDx is building a database of what diseases look like on all skin...
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Mon, 09/10/2018 - 1:41am
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