Racism

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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Connections: How anti-Semitism, anti-black racism, and Islamophobia connect

A recent event at the Islamic Center of Rochester asked how anti-Semitism, anti-black racism, and Islamophobia connect. A number of young activists...
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Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:19am
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Connections: Discussing the controversy surrounding racist place names

Should place names that are racist or offensive be changed? WXXI reporter and producer Veronica Volk traveled to places throughout the Greater Rochester...
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Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:43am
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Pittsford grapples with recent racism allegations

Parents and community members packed the cafeteria at Calkins Road Middle School Thursday night. They were there to discuss the Pittsford School...
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Fri, 05/03/2019 - 9:11am
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