Racism

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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Connections: Discussing socioeconomic diversity in local schools

Democrat and Chronicle columnist Erica Bryant joins us to discuss her reporting on the results of a state grant intended to encourage suburban students...
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Tue, 10/30/2018 - 11:10am
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Connections: The debate over the dress code at Murphy's Law

A photo of the dress code posted at the bar Murphy’s Law on East Avenue has gone viral. While the owners say the policy was put in place nine years ago...
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Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:06am
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Connections: Discussing satire, and the controversy surrounding the cartoon of Serena Williams

When tennis superstar Serena Williams was penalized multiple times during the U.S. Open final on Saturday, her reaction led to controversy. Williams...
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Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:59am
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Connections: Local activist Miriam Zinter on the impact of institutional racism

Local activist Miriam Zinter recently posted a Twitter thread about her family's personal struggle with institutional racism. The thread went viral....
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Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:09am
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