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Connections: Roland Williams

Former NFL player and Rochester native Roland Williams joins me to talk about why he's pressing to hard to establish his new academy this year -- even if it doesn't have the funding. Williams points to the dreadful graduation rates for black and Latino boys in the city of Rochester, and he says it's a crisis. The academy launches soon, with a particular emphasis on helping young boys become men. 

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.