Racism

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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Connections: Pittsford graduates of color share their experiences in the district

The Pittsford Central School District is dealing with multiple issues and incidents pertaining to race, as covered recently by WXXI News. Superintendent...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:07am
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Connections: Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson on how to approach racist actions

When a local broadcaster made racist remarks about former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson, the mayor never called for that broadcaster to be fired. He...
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Mon, 02/11/2019 - 9:24am
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Connections: How to have conversations about race

Talking about race is difficult for many people. Jackie Campbell of the Children’s Agenda specializes in helping people sit down together and open their...
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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:12am
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Connections: Discussing challenges faced by students of color in local suburban schools

Local students of color are speaking out about the challenges they say they face in suburban schools. Reporters Georgie Silvarole and Justin Murphy from...
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Fri, 12/28/2018 - 10:06am
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Connections: Discussing the psychology and impact of hate and intolerance

According to several recent reports, hate crimes and violent incidents motivated by bigotry are on the rise. In November, the FBI released a report that...
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Fri, 12/21/2018 - 5:14am
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Connections: Lessons from the ROC2Change Student Summit on Race

We sit down with students from across Monroe County to talk about the ROC2Change Student Summit on Race . The theme of this year's event was...
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Fri, 11/30/2018 - 10:09am
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Connections: The film, "Back to Natural," and the Natural Hair Movement

A documentary called "Back to Natural" explores the relationship between politics, hair, and racial identity in black communities. It will be screened...
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Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:07am
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