Unequal treatment of people of color happens in hospitals, classrooms and courtrooms every day — which is why it didn’t shock me when it happened to a Supreme Court nominee.
“Anecdotally, we know that if people don’t have a network to support them, they leave within 18 months,” says one racial justice advocate who’s promoting an easy yet empowering retention effort in the nation’s second whitest state.
‘People of color’ lumps anyone who is not white into one group and assumes a common set of shared values and further suggests a collective solidarity, a common cause, and separates them from people with whiter skin. That’s a destructive narrative for everyone.
I’ve seen reports of public slurs and hate directed at people of color. This is most disturbing when we hear about it at school events because these students — all of them — are our future. We cannot abide this intolerance.
While previous land-use research has compared geographic regions, this study is the first of its kind to compare environmental impacts across racial and socioeconomic lines.
Statistics have shown that people of color in Vermont — particularly Black residents — are more likely to be stopped and searched by police than people in other demographic groups.
Eleven Vermonters participated in the first session of the Bright Leadership Institute over the weekend.
The very least people of color deserve is a thorough and open-minded consideration. Proposition 2 is an underwhelming response that doesn't rise to the occasion.
A legislative proposal is intended to address systemic racism in land ownership. It would establish a Vermonters’ fund to help Black, Indigeneous and people of color buy a home, land, or a farm.