Racism

Connections: Discussing progress with the "Let's Get REAL" initiative

The City of Rochester is reporting progress on its “Let’s Get REAL: Race, Equity, and Leadership” initiative . The project provides direction for...
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Wed, 02/05/2020 - 9:23am
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Rochesterian advocates for equity despite facing racism, sexism, and ableism

For one Rochesterian, living with a disability as a queer black woman means navigating not only racism and sexism, but also ableism. Since she was a...
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Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:04am
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Connections: How local faith communities are addressing systemic racism

Two local leaders in the faith community are coming together to offer anti-racism workshops. During their trainings, Reverend William Wilkinson and...
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Mon, 01/06/2020 - 9:32am
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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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