New York NOW

Rochester Race Riots Revisited

Season 2014 Episode 33 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Rochester Race Riots when, for three long days, city residents along Joseph Avenue clashed with police. We tour the area affected with Verdis Robinson, a professor of history and African-American studies at nearby Monroe Community College. Also, we discuss the latest headlines, including the Moreland matter, at our Reporters Roundtable.

Aired: 08/07/14

Rating: NR

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