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Students hold signs at a protest demanding justice for Breonna Taylor.

Students protest grand jury verdict for officers who killed Breonna Taylor

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes October 1, 2020

Last Thursday, Kaila Thomas ’21 left her Russian class feeling a burning need to do something. The night before, the verdict was announced that none of the Louisville police officers who shot and...

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.

Middlebury athletic teams reckon with Whiteness and exclusivity

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

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

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...

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