Why Young Protesters Are Fighting For Racial Justice In New England
From suburban Connecticut to rural Maine, demonstrators occupied highways and town greens over the summer with banners and calls for racial justice. In a special project for the New England News Collaborative, Connecticut Public heard from young activists and protesters throughout New England about their experiences with racism, the changes they want to see and what needs to happen to make the racial justice movement sustainable. Video by Ryan Caron King
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NENC/America Amplified Special: Lessons Lost: The Struggle To Talk About Race In Some New England Classrooms
What we don’t learn in school can matter as much as the lessons we do learn. This week on NEXT, we talk to teachers and students about the harm of omitting stories and cultures from curricula — and how we can do better. It’s a rebroadcast of our final show in a series of specials on “Racism in New England,” produced by the New England News Collaborative and America Amplified.
NENC/America Amplified Special: New England’s Abolitionist History at Odds With Racist Realities
Here’s the story that New England tells itself: Racism is a Southern problem. But our region’s abolitionist past hides a darker history of racism, slavery and white supremacy. It’s a legacy that lives with us today. This week on “Episode 224” of NEXT, we rebroadcast a special from our series on racism in New England — produced by the New England News Collaborative and America Amplified.
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