It would be impossible to ever truly compensate for the inhumanity of slavery. And how could you ever find a just and fair way to do so today when nobody involved in the transaction has ever owned a slave or ever been a slave?
Members of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) are urging the organization’s national political committee to withhold its endorsement of Bernie Sanders after he stated that he was not in favor of slavery reparations.
I assert that the two paths towards a goal of equality still remain — one is violent, the other peaceful. It is eminently unclear which path BLM represents, and it is therefore incumbent upon our school leadership to explain their position.
The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance is urging legislators to advance a bill before crossover that would give more power to the new executive director of racial equity in the state.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., had called the Smollett incident “a horrific instance of the surging hostility toward minorities around the country.”
Graffiti on walls, staged attacks on blacks and Muslims, phony gay slurs, faked racist notes, left-wing-painted swastikas, you name it.
When someone calls another person a “racist,” as Sen. Bernie Sanders did of President Donald Trump on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is it considered defamatory speech?
“It is deeply disappointing and disturbing to hear Rep. Ilhan Omar’s choice of words in her exchange with a journalist yesterday wherein she appears to traffic in old anti-semitic tropes about Jews and money,” Nadler said in a statement.
A bill to introduce social justice education to Vermont preK-12 students was approved unanimously on the House floor Thursday without controversy.
“The same First Amendment that allowed the civil rights movement to survive when it was in its infancy, that is the same First Amendment that protects the rights of even these people who express what we might consider to be culturally abhorrent terms.”
The House Education Committee on Thursday voted in favor of creating a work group to recommend new academic standards that recognize the history and contributions of ethnic and social groups and movements.