Racism

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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Connections: Ashley Gantt on what's next for Free the People Roc

Free the People Roc has called for a temporary pause to daily or nightly protests in Rochester. Their goal is to rest and prepare for the next phase of...
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:47am
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Mazzeo, Singletary ousted from RASE Commission; Johnson calls for 'ceasefire'

Rochester Police Locust Club President Michael Mazzeo and Rochester Police Chief La’Ron Singletary will not serve on the city-county Commission on...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:46pm
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Connections: Addressing hate violence with civil rights expert Eric Ward

Nationally renowned civil rights expert Eric Ward has spent years studying hate violence and its relationship to preserving democratic institutions. His...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:40am
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Connections: Members of Rochester City Council discuss the Prude case and recent events in Rochester

When Rochester Police Chief La'Ron Singletary announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon, it came as a surprise to Mayor Lovely Warren and members of...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:45am
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Connections: BLM organizers discuss local protests and their demands

Protesters engaged in a tense standoff with Rochester police Monday night -- the sixth straight night of demonstrations. Organizers say they will be...
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Tue, 09/08/2020 - 10:20am
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Connections: Community leaders discuss the role of nonviolence during tense times in Rochester

The notion of an "Elder Shield" got a lot of publicity Sunday night in Rochester, but it first came into effect during previous nights of demonstrations...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 8:27am
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Connections: PAB members discuss policing in Rochester

We continue our conversation issues surrounding Daniel Prude, who died , We welcome members of the Rochester Police Accountability Board to discuss...
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Thu, 09/03/2020 - 10:59am
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Connections: Community leaders discuss the death of Daniel Prude and policing in Rochester

The death of Daniel Prude in Rochester police custody has sparked local demonstrations and outreach across the country. Connections is devoting both...
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Thu, 09/03/2020 - 11:02am
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