Ongoing Coverage:

RACE: Are We So Different?

The traveling exhibit RACE: Are We So Different? is now on display at the Rochester Museum & Science Center.  WXXI, RMSC and several other community partners are working together to promote awareness about racial issues and to foster meaningful conversations about we can improve our understanding of one another. WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
10:00 am
Sun February 17, 2013

Listening Booth Story: Nayelis

Credit http://www.understandingrace.org

On Saturday, February 2, the WXXI Listening Booth was at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to capture the stories of people visiting the exhibit Race: Are We So Different?. Nayelis talks about her experience at school.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
10:00 am
Sat February 16, 2013

Listening Booth Story: John

On Saturday, February 2, the WXXI Listening Booth was at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to capture the stories of people visiting the exhibit Race: Are We So Different?. John tells is that “race” is a social myth that needs to be discarded.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
12:41 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Listening Booth Story: Stef

On Saturday, February 2, the WXXI Listening Booth was at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to capture the stories of people visiting the exhibit Race: Are We So Different?. Stef shares her story of teaching history.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
9:12 am
Thu February 14, 2013

RACE: Are We So Different?

WXXI's Carlet Cleare records a story at the WXXI Listening Booth

Earlier this month, the WXXI Listening Booth was open at the Rochester Museum and Science Center, recording stories of people visiting the exhibit RACE: Are We So Different?. The exhibit looks at the science and biology of race, as a means of creating dialogue and fostering understanding. Quite a few visitors shared their own experiences and their reactions to the exhibit.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
8:54 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Listening Booth Story: Suzanne

On Saturday, February 2, the WXXI Listening Booth was at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to capture the stories of people visiting the exhibit Race: Are We So Different?. Suzanne shares her story.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities

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RACE: Are We So Different?
8:57 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Listening Booth Story: Maria

On Saturday, February 2, the WXXI Listening Booth was at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to capture the stories of people visiting the exhibit Race: Are We So Different?. Maria tells us about her reactions to the exhibit.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
1:49 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Listening Booth Story: Shelley

On Saturday, February 2, the WXXI Listening Booth was at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to capture the stories of people visiting the exhibit Race: Are We So Different?. Shelley talks about trying to recapture her heritage and language.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
10:42 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Listening Booth Story: Carmen

On Saturday, February 2, the WXXI Listening Booth was at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to capture the stories of people visiting the exhibit Race: Are We So Different?. Carmen talks about growing up as a Latina in Rochester.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different?
1:47 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

AUDIO: 1370 Connection with Dr. Yolanda Moses

Bob Smith and Tariq Spence talk with Dr. Yolanda Moses, the co-creator of the RACE: Are We So Different? exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center. She joins us in advance of her evening lecture at Eisenhart Auditorium.

WXXI's reporting on RACE: Are We So Different? is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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RACE: Are We So Different
11:32 am
Wed February 6, 2013

"The Central Park Five" Forum at Little Theatre

WXXI News and the Little Theatre hosted a forum after a screening of "The Central Park Five". The forum, hosted by Innovation Trail's Matthew Leonard, discussed racial profiling, race issues with police, and justice on race issues. The full forum can be seen below:

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