Racism

Connections: Heather McGhee on her book, "The Sum of Us"

In her new book, Heather McGhee argues that America will not reach its potential until white people understand that racism hurts everybody. McGhee uses...
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Tue, 05/04/2021 - 10:32am
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Connections: Introducing the Community Counseling Circle

How can we make mental health services accessible to everyone? It's a question leaders at the Interdenominational Health Ministry Coalition have been...
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Mon, 05/03/2021 - 10:44am
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Connections: Discussing disparities in Black maternal health and how to eliminate them

According to the New York State Health Foundation in 2018, Black women are 2.3 times more likely than white women to experience potentially life...
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Thu, 04/29/2021 - 10:37am
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Connections: How to teach accurate and culturally sensitive lessons about slavery

A fourth-grade lesson about slavery has led to backlash. A worksheet given to students in a Pittsford classroom taught that slaves voluntarily agreed to...
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Fri, 04/23/2021 - 11:20am
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Connections: Discussing racism in American infrastructure

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg sparked some debate when he recently said, "There is racism physically built into some of our highways."...
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Mon, 04/12/2021 - 10:15am
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Connections: Discussing the economic recommendations in the RASE Commission report

We continue our series of conversations about the recent report released by the RASE Commission. Co-chairs Bill Johnson and Muhammad Shafiq join us to...
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Thu, 04/01/2021 - 10:29am
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Connections: RASE Commission chairs discuss the recent RASE report

We welcome the chairs of the RASE Commission . The commission recently released its final report , detailing a variety of ways that Rochester and Monroe...
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 10:29am
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Connections: Previewing the "Climate of Change" series

An upcoming education series is focusing on the injustice that is a cause and effect of climate change. “Climate of Change: 22 Days of Learning and...
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 10:42am
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Connections: How we can work together to support our Asian and Asian American neighbors

The Levine Center to End Hate is partnering with Monroe Community College to present a series of conversations exploring the history of racism and...
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Fri, 03/19/2021 - 10:29am
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Vaccine acceptance challenged by long history of injustice, conspiracy theories

With the development of the COVID-19 vaccine, conspiracy theories have been rampant: There's a microchip inside of it. It'll alter your DNA. It will...
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Wed, 02/03/2021 - 12:51am
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