When a dream is too long deferred

Less than a week after a local commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington, Rochester was roiled by disclosure of Daniel Prude’s death at the hands of police officers. The response—ranging from peaceful protest to violent confrontation—had echoes of the civil rights era.

COVID economics

Can Rochester take advantage of the “reshoring” imperative thrust upon us by COVID-19? Is our higher-ed sector prepared for a shakeout?

Mendoza’s moment

With his years of training and experience, Monroe County public health chief Michael Mendoza was prepared to take on the COVID-19 pandemic. But, he says, “anybody who thinks that they were completely ready is probably underestimating the gravity of this problem.”