Racism

Connections: Discussing the question, "Why do we hate?"

“Why do we hate?” It’s a question we explore with two men whose paths have crossed after coming from very different perspectives. Pardeep Kaleka lost...
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Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:14am
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Connections: Scholar Robert May on his book, "Yuletide in Dixie"

Civil War-era scholar Robert May is back in Western New York – this time, to discuss reality versus fables about how enslaved people were treated during...
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Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:17am
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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: Discussing the desegregation debate in Pittsford

The Town of Pittsford is preparing for an election, and it’s embroiled in a debate over segregation and housing policy. We invited candidates from both...
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Wed, 10/09/2019 - 10:25am
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Connections: Rev. Angela Sims, the new president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

We sit down with the new president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rev. Angela Sims . Sims is the institution’s first female president, and...
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Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:46am
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Connections: Discussing the Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

The Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) is making strides in addressing systemic racism in the community. The program – run through the St....
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:24am
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12-year-old charged in racist graffiti incidents in Geneva

Police in Geneva said their investigation of two incidents of racist graffiti has led them to a 12-year-old suspect. A swastika and the words "white...
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Fri, 07/26/2019 - 7:38am
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Connections: Richard Rothstein, author of "The Color of Law"

We’re joined by Richard Rothstein, author of the book, “The Color of Law.” The book investigates how local, state, and national governments deliberately...
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Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:33am
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Connections: Discussing Pete Buttigieg's "Douglass Plan"

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to combat systemic racial inequality. His "Douglass Plan," named after abolitionist...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:15am
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Connections: Understanding the Batson Challenge and how juries are constructed

Can prosecutors exclude potential jurors if that person is black? A law called the Batson Challenge says no; in practice, the answer is yes. But the...
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Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:52am
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