Racism

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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Connections: Previewing ABC's conference, "Racism as a Public Health Crisis"

Leaders at Action for a Better Community are gearing up to host a conference on racism, health, and the pandemic. It's called "Racism as a Public Health...
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Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:16am
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Connections: How Brighton residents revoked racist property deeds in their neighborhood

A group of residents in Brighton has successfully revoked racist property deeds in their neighborhood. The racist covenants in the Meadowbrook...
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Mon, 12/21/2020 - 9:22am
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Connections: Discussing Indigenous art and anti-racist education

We have a conversation with local Native American artists about Indigenous art and about anti-racist education. Ganondagan's juried Hodinohsoni' Virtual...
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Tue, 12/01/2020 - 9:33am
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Connections: How to have - or avoid - difficult conversations during Thanksgiving

It's a question we ask each year before the Thanksgiving: how can we have - or avoid - difficult conversations about politics or race-related issues...
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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:05am
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Connections: Writer Maiah Johnson on diversity in the wine industry

A local wine blogger recently decided to stop writing about wine. She explained why during a pair of recent dinners to raise money for African American...
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Wed, 10/21/2020 - 10:22am
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Connections: Discussing the United Way's 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

The United Way of Greater Rochester is heading up a 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge to help people in our community develop a deeper understanding of how...
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Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:04pm
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Connections: Local faith leaders respond to the recent protest movement

A group of pastors and faith leaders has published a letter in regards to the recent protest movement led by Free the People Roc. They're planning a...
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Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:48am
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Connections: Discussing culturally competent care with the Black Healers Network

The Black Healers Network of Greater Rochester is a newly organized group of Black health providers whose mission is to provide culturally competent...
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Fri, 10/02/2020 - 10:26am
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WXXI live forum examines racial disparities in Rochester

WXXI hosts its fifth live, televised forum. This edition will examine racial disparities in Rochester.
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Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:55am
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