Racism

Connections: Discussing Indigenous art and anti-racist education

We have a conversation with local Native American artists about Indigenous art and about anti-racist education. Ganondagan's juried Hodinohsoni' Virtual...
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Tue, 12/01/2020 - 9:33am
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Connections: How to have - or avoid - difficult conversations during Thanksgiving

It's a question we ask each year before the Thanksgiving: how can we have - or avoid - difficult conversations about politics or race-related issues...
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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:05am
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Connections: Writer Maiah Johnson on diversity in the wine industry

A local wine blogger recently decided to stop writing about wine. She explained why during a pair of recent dinners to raise money for African American...
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Wed, 10/21/2020 - 10:22am
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Connections: Discussing the United Way's 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

The United Way of Greater Rochester is heading up a 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge to help people in our community develop a deeper understanding of how...
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Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:04pm
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Connections: Local faith leaders respond to the recent protest movement

A group of pastors and faith leaders has published a letter in regards to the recent protest movement led by Free the People Roc. They're planning a...
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Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:48am
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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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WXXI live forum examines racial disparities in Rochester

WXXI hosts its fifth live, televised forum. This edition will examine racial disparities in Rochester.
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Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:55am
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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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Mazzeo, Singletary ousted from RASE Commission; Johnson calls for 'ceasefire'

Rochester Police Locust Club President Michael Mazzeo and Rochester Police Chief La’Ron Singletary will not serve on the city-county Commission on...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:46pm
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Connections: Addressing hate violence with civil rights expert Eric Ward

Nationally renowned civil rights expert Eric Ward has spent years studying hate violence and its relationship to preserving democratic institutions. His...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:40am
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