Racism

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A New Haven school principal has been demoted from her position after the use of a racial slur during an anti-racism workshop. Members of Black Lives Matter of New Haven and others said the school board’s punishment did not go far enough.

A New York City protester holds up a "Black Lives Matter" sign on Sept. 23, 2020, following a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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An eighth noose has been found within a month at an Amazon warehouse construction site in Windsor, Connecticut.

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Equity advocates in Connecticut say racial bias in health care has been linked to the fact that Black infants are more than twice as likely to die as white infants.

A New York City protester holds up a "Black Lives Matter" sign on Sept. 23, 2020, following a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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A hate crime investigation is underway into whoever interrupted a virtual meeting of a racial equity task force in Fairfield, Connecticut, with racist slurs.

People participate in New Haven's 2020 Juneteenth celebration.
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New Haven’s top governing body adopted a platform of dozens of recommendations to address systemic racism in the city.

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