From the President

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We stand in solidarity with all those who are committed to fighting racial injustice

The last few months have been incredibly difficult for all of us, and the protests and riots in June have added to the stress that so many of us are feeling. Our community is hurting, and the healing process is going to take some time. WXXI, CITY Newspaper and the Little Theatre stand in solidarity with all those who are committed to fighting racial injustice.

In these difficult times, our staff has risen to the occasion. Our Education colleagues have done incredible work in providing resources for families on how to talk to young children about race and racism. Our News Department has gone above-and-beyond to keep our community informed and to give people the opportunity to question those in power. And, our TV department has curated several on-demand programs focused on race relations. I encourage you to visit our Black Heritage and Culture page on our website at WXXI.org/bh to explore the many programs and resources available.

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