In recent weeks, the House Government Operations Committee has been evaluating a measure that would set up a five-member panel to look for “systemic racism” and racial disparities in state government. Watch video of the committee hearings held at the Vermont Statehouse.
One of those myths is that but for the fact of discrimination, we’d all be proportionately represented in socio-economic characteristics, such as career, income, education, and incarceration.
With accusations of racism flying everywhere in the Green Mountain State, two questions seem to be on everyone’s mind: Are you a racist? Is Vermont racist? Ten Vermonters who spoke with True North Reports were more than willing to answer directly.
The Washington Post ran an article Friday claiming gun violence is “rooted in white supremacy” and white men turn to guns as a way to “reassert their authority.”
Last week a group of educators and community members came together to share powerful stories and seek the answers to difficult questions with a panel discussion on racial disparities in Vermont’s schools.
It comes in many forms. First, there is the scandal of public education, which does not educate African American children.
While the right to peacefully assemble is fundamental to our country, no one has a right to cause burdensome disruptions. Surely blocking the road during rush hour and occupying a building of offices and classrooms in the middle of the day are significant disruptions.
Social media may be one of the largest reasons young people are acting more and more frequently as victims, explains an expert on the rise of victimhood around the country.
Minorities identifying strongly with their ethnic groups might cause them to suffer from some mental health issues, according to a new study.
“You always have to play the hand you’re dealt,” he said. “If you’re dealt a bad hand, you still have to play it.”
The accusation that racism is alive and well in Vermont is an inflammatory statement and only leads to create divisiveness among those of us who harbor no such thoughts.