Racism

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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Connections: "Take it Down" campaign calls for new artwork for Dentzel Carousel

After being on display for more than 100 years, a panel featuring racial “pickaninny” artwork was removed from the Dentzel Carousel in Charlotte, and...
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Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:23am
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Connections: Discussing incidents of racial profiling

When police arrested two black men for not ordering a drink at Starbucks, it sparked discussions across the country about bias and discrimination. At...
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Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:58pm
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Connections: Understanding human rights and international justice with psychologist Brinton Lykes

Brinton Lykes is a psychologist who has spent her career living and working with people in Central America who have survived war and genocidal violence....
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Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:37am
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Connections: The Rape of Recy Taylor

The Black Cinema Series at The Little Theatre continues this month with the documentary, The Rape of Recy Taylor . Oprah recently mentioned Taylor’s...
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Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:22pm
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