It is ironic that some of our legislators are again promising to pass a very high state minimum wage of $15 per hour. After all, the origins of minimum wage laws were rooted in institutionalized racial discrimination.
Multiple Bennington County residents are accusing former Rep. Kiah Morris and her husband of hypocrisy, saying the husband threatened others on social media, and the alleged threats were known to state and local authorities in August.
“While I believe and respect the skit was meant in jest, I know this topic hits home — particularly in Bennington at this particular moment,” he said, in an apparent reference to the resignation of former state Rep. Kiah Morris.
Recent events that may have involved racial slurs and threats have again sparked discussion and reflection about renewed accusations of widespread racism in Vermont.
The champion of Vermont’s LGBT movement for her status as the first major party transgender gubernatorial candidate in the nation is now throwing her hat into the systemic racism debate.
It is time for black Americans to abandon the Democrat Party and come home to the Republican Party, the party of their forebears.
Sadly, the emerging “social justice warrior” approach to solving racism is actually making matters much worse by insisting that everything be seen through the prism of one’s skin color.
The SVSU was suggested for the program by State Rep. Kiah Morris, D-Bennington, in her capacity as a member of the Vermont-NEA’s Racial Justice Task Force. “She suggested that we look at Bennington,” Allen said.
A vice president of the resort where Pact summer campers stayed last month says his establishment is being unfairly associated with local incidents in which racial slurs were allegedly directed at camp leaders and kids.
A California-based summer camp whose leaders allege acts of racism in Stowe have a history of instructing campers as young as preschool age to speak out against police brutality.
Tweets resurfaced showing a new New York Times employee, who came under fire for her past racist tweets, once praised someone for suing the publication and has a history of calling the paper an awful publication.