The group, supplementing Valentine’s Day with year-round social action, is sending heart-strewn postcards to harassed people and institutions statewide.
Members of the public who pushed for the Hartford Selectboard to formally address race relations in the community say they now plan to set their sights on the School Board, in part because the School Board has indicated it will not participate in the formal process.
The group detailed some of the challenges that people of color are facing and announced plans for an omnibus racial justice bill.
After the school board voted last week to abandon the name, residents have taken to Facebook and petition drives in hopes of reversing the decision.
One founder said there’s been an outpouring of community interest in the group, which has more than enough members to be chartered as a regional chapter.
The Vermonter pushed the would-be attorney general to vow to uphold key rights laws he had not supported as an Alabama senator, including two Leahy sponsored.
They’re more likely than whites to be ticketed, searched and arrested. One of the researchers said her sense is that “a good deal of these disparities is due to implicit bias.”
A coalition of Vermont spiritual congregations spread its message statewide over the weekend during a “Sabbath of Listening and Healing.”
The Vermont writer’s posthumously published “Broken Wing” is an allegorical tale — in part about what it may be like to be a person of color in one of the nation’s whitest states.
Brattleboro teacher Claire Stanley is sharing a unique view of race relations in one of the nation’s whitest states.
The “America is a rotten country” interpretation can be rejected. Millions of decent people who had voted for Barack Obama four years ago switched to Trump for reasons other than bigotry.
The Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity gathered public- and private-sector leaders to discuss how the second-whitest state in the nation can better open itself to the rest of the world.
The banner’s raising last week set off a firestorm that would earn headlines in state and national media outlets and was followed by an act that police are investigating as a crime.