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The challenges and circumstances for Black people are varied and complex. Rochester’s Black community embraces and works to implement its collective interests in order to establish and maintain a comprehensive systematic framework (Black Agenda) that will be adopted to drive, influence, and endorse policies and practices in the areas of education, health and wellness, and economic development.


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Peace and love....headed to West Ave. Much respect

Ebony Burgess, Thalia PositiveVibes,

Day 1-May 19th-Scholarship, 140 E. Main Street, Rochester, NY. Day 2: May 20th-Black Arts Reception. 6-930p, 140 E. Main Street. Part 1-May 21st, Malcolm X Family Festival, 11-3p, Aberdeen Square Park. Part 2-May 21st, Malcolm X Artistic Xplosion-6-10p, 21 Gorham Street, Rochester, NY.

Peace builders

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What up Jamelia Edwards!

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we do not support the rcsd being part of the suburban district. No!

We'd like to see/hear some of the "allies" on tv and radio admonishing this!

happy belated born day Tony!

Good evening everyone!

Thank you for having this forum and for supporting the parents and students involved. We hope everyone will sign the petition and donate to the families in need right now.

Gotta start at the top Rcsd , how was he able to do this for so many years, the district is the problem.

May God continue to strengthen the children to keep standing up 💪🏽

And he’s definitely is not the only one

Thank you for updating the community about this.

I wonder how many other teachers behave like this in the community. Hopefully, the action taken here will serve as a reminder that the community will not allow this.

Thank God for you parents standing up for your children.

I am curious about what the Teachers Union position on this teachers behavior.

Those students teasing are experiencing internalized racism.

I wonder from the teacher viewpoint what is the reasoning behind this lesson.

Save Rochester just wrote something about donating to families. Are the families looking for donations?

Peace Family 🤲🏾


Vicariously traumatized for sure!

I get what you're trying to say though

Totally agree! Elder Underwood!

Howard can we have these parents on TPC ?

Shame on that teacher.

His real name is Mike Johnson.

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