Racism

Connections: Ballerina Aesha Ash and the Swan Dreams Project

Rochester native Aesha Ash danced with the New York City Ballet and performed all over the world, and now she's using her success to inspire and empower...
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Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:34am
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Connections: Community groups unite against racism

A number of local groups are joining together to develop what they call a “united community response to Donald Trump’s hatred and racism.” The event...
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Wed, 02/14/2018 - 9:20am
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Connections: Filmmaker Mara Ahmed on borders and nationalism

A poll conducted in the aftermath of the Charlottesville rallies found that while few Americans will outwardly express support for white nationalism or...
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Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:21am
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Connections: Journalist Adam Serwer on "The Nationalist's Delusion"

Adam Serwer , correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly , joins us to discuss his recent piece titled "The Nationalist's Delusion." The piece has been...
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Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:55am
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Connections: How racist flyers impacted a local election

When white supremacists posted racist flyers around the town of Pittsford, residents rallied against racism and pushed for change. They formed a group...
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Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:22am
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Connections: Controversy in Henrietta, and how filings about discrimination impact the workplace

There's controversy in Henrietta, where Town Supervisor Jack Moore is being criticized for allegedly making racially-insensitive remarks. The EEOC...
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Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:34am
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Connections: Debby Irving, author of Waking Up White

How do Americans view the racial divide in this country? According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center, 58 percent of Americans say racism is a ...
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Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:09am
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Connections: Reactions to an MCC student's racist tweet

We have a discussion about a racist tweet written by a student at MCC. The student doesn't represent MCC, its student body, or its faculty, but he is...
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Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:04pm
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