Racism

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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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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