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June 2021 Program Highlights:

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 8:30pm

(Rochester, NY) – Love, loss, self-discovery, and unity – these principles are woven through a new hour-long documentary that follows five stories from the LGBTQ+ community. Out in Rural America explores the struggles and joys of being lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and gender queer in the rural Midwest.

Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – A century ago, one of the worst episodes of racial violence in US history took place - the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Hip Hop and Healing: Commemorating Tulsa, airing Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370, looks at how the local community is using art and music to commemorate the race riots. 

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – In recognition of Juneteenth or Freedom Day, the eight-member, male, a cappella vocal ensemble Cantus, presents a one-hour special of music composed by Black artists, primarily the song cycle Songs of the Seasons by Margaret Bonds, based on a set of four poems by Langston Hughes.

 


 

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