Racism

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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Connections: What does an anti-racist approach to teaching history look like?

A group pushing for anti-racism training in the Rochester City School District says one of the big problems with American public schools is a Euro...
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Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:20pm
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Connections: Addressing racism toward Native Americans

Last month, while on a tour for prospective students at Colorado State University, a woman called police, saying she was concerned that two young men in...
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Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:19am
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Connections: Discussing the NFL's new national anthem policy

On Wednesday, NFL owners voted in a new national anthem policy. The policy states that if players kneel on the field or sidelines, their teams will be...
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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:38am
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Connections: ROC2Change Student Summit on Race addresses implicit bias

The ROC2Change Student Summit on Race is among the most recent examples of youth activism in our community. The summit at Churchville-Chili High School...
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Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:05am
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