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Middlebury athletic teams reckon with Whiteness and exclusivity

The Middlebury Pranksters posted this photo supporting Black Lives Matter and requesting donations for organizations such as the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund on their Instagram on June 8.

By Niamh Carty and Brinlea La Barge

July 29, 2020

Sports teams at Middlebury are examining recruiting practices, raising funds in support of Black Lives Matter, and taking action to address Whiteness and exclusion in their groups.

Protesters gather in Burlington, march to police department

By Becca Amen

June 8, 2020

Protestors called for accountability in cases of Vermont police officers abusing their power and using disproportionate force against Black people.

‘Injustice doesn’t have a schedule:’ Students join protests across the country

COURTESY OF ANGELINA GOMES
Caption: Protestors flock to the streets in Boston in protest against police brutality and racial prejudice.

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes

June 8, 2020

“I put my body on the line every time I [protest]. I put my mental health on the line every time I do this . . . I'm willing to risk it all," said Angelina Gomes '23. “And if I'm willing to risk it all, it is to burn this whole thing down.”

Dear My People: Black Lives Matter Is Not a Personal Attack

By ALEXIS LEVATO

December 6, 2018

Not black lives matter more, or white lives don’t matter. Black Lives Matter.

Black Lives Matter Safe Space Opens in Winooski

By MARC ARNOLD

March 2, 2017

Shop 4 Change opened on Feb. 11 as a Black Lives Matter safe space in Winooski, Vt. Here, the coffee is organic and Fair Trade and, judging by the turnout on the grand opening, delicious. But there is more than meets the eye at this sweet spot.  “I realized, hearing the stories of many, many Chittend...

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