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Caring for Everyone

April 8, 2015

Disparities persist in health care quality among racial and ethnic minority groups.  We talked to representatives from Baystate Franklin Medical Center and the Community Health Center of Franklin County about the steps they take to insure everyone receives the same care.

Behind Bars

April 7, 2015

In Massachusetts, prisons are disproportionately populated by minorities.  We talked to Sheriff Chris Donelan to get his thoughts about the factors that contribute to  incarceration in Franklin County and the local effort to prevent recidivism.

One Big Human Family

April 6, 2015

Prior to the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Florence was home to a community of people who believed that every adult should have the right to vote, including African Americans and women.

We're Still Here

April 3, 2015

For American Indians, racism has existed since before the beginning of our country and it continues to this day.

The Slave Economy

April 2, 2015

Barbara Mathews from Historic Deerfield and Lynne Manring from the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Discuss with us the roll that slave labor played in the economy of early Deerfield.

Slavery in Massachusetts History

April 1, 2015

Author Robert Romer shatters many myths about this forgotten and denied part of our past.

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Race in the Pioneer Valley

March 31, 2015

Starting tomorrow, we'll spend a month talking with local residents, experts, and officials about discrimination and the fight for diversity in many aspects of our lives.

Honest Discussion 2

Recorded February 25, 2015

Local residents Kia Burton McLaughlin and Doug Finn, as well as Danielle Letourneau-Therrien of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County, join Penny Ricketts for night two of An Honest Discussion on Poverty, Homelessness, and Race.

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Honest Discussion 1

Recorded February 24, 2015

Police Officer Lee Laster & radio host Monte Belmonte join Penny Ricketts for An Honest Discussion on Poverty, Homelessness, and Race.

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Honoring a Legacy

This week we were gratified to be able to spend some time exploring social justice issues and the Black Lives Matter movement in recognition of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life's work.  All five of the videos featured on our homepage this week were put together by staffer Philippe Simon.  Here's what he had to say about the series: 

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