• black characters matter Nov 25

    Black Characters Matter: Siblings Continue Effort for Representation in School Libraries

    The shelves of the library in New Britain’s Vance Elementary School just got a bit more colorful thanks to the work of brother and sister Tyshawn and Mariah who wanted to see themselves represented in the stories they and their classmates read. Over the summer, we introduced you to the siblings as they launched their effort to get more...

  • connecticut in color Nov 10

    NBC CT Launches ‘Connecticut In Color'

    Connecticut in Color with host Leslie Mayes gives voice to the stories, the people and the issues that make Connecticut special. We invite our viewers to participate in engaging, candid and inspirational conversations about race, ethnicity and gender. This is the only local show in the market that tackles these issues by taking our viewers out of the studio and…

  • connecticut in color Nov 10

    Connecticut In Color: Segment 2

    In this segment of Connecticut in Color we explore the disparities that exists for women owned businesses and introduce you to two women who are finding ways to thrive. We also speak with the leader of a local non-profit dedicated to supporting the economic prosperity of women owned businesses who shares some of the resources that are available to Connecticut...

  • connecticut in color Nov 10

    Connecticut in Color: Segment 1

    In this segment of Connecticut in Color we tackle implicit bias and racial injustice through the lens of an artist who has painted the portraits of victims of racially motivated violence. Rudy Shepherd’s Somebody’s Child paints the portraits of victims in an effort to celebrate their humanity and mourn the loss of life. The death of George Floyd has prompted...

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