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Connections: Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson on how to approach racist actions

Feb 11, 2019

When a local broadcaster made racist remarks about former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson, the mayor never called for that broadcaster to be fired. He thought it was more important to find out if someone is capable of growth, of learning, of understanding.

Today, we sit down with Johnson to discuss his views on recent events, from Rochester to his native Virginia. Johnson discusses how he believes we should approach the revelations of racist actions or statements.

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