Projects filed under: Racial Justice in Vermont

2010, dir. Sam Mayfield, Brendan O’Niell & Gustavo Teran 25 minutes...

Year

2018
  • The Meaning Of The Fourth of July For The Negro
A Community Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Essay, The Meaning Of The Fourth of July For The Negro. This event put on by the Peace & Justice Center utilizes Frederick Douglass’ essay in order to reconsider the meaning of freedom and...

Year

2016
  • Sacred Conversations For Racial Justice
A Panel of local experts on racism in Chittenden County and in Vermont speak on racial issues including structural racism, mass incarceration, and policy change. Hal Colston, Wanda Hines and others engage in meaningful discussion using their research....

Year

2016
  • Rally and March to Denounce Our Racist Injustice System
This rally was held in celebration of Martin Luther King Day and to remember where we stand in history years after the death of Martin Luther King. The rally brought many people together to stand up and speak out about...

Year

2015
  • Vigil for Michael Brown
Community members gather after the Grand Jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson for trail in the killing of Michael Brown. Speakers share their frustrations and feelings as well as their experiences with racism in Vermont....

Year

2014
Emily Bernard is a professor of African American literature. She is the author of the text Black Is The Body. This program discusses Emily’s essays called Interstates which emphasizes topics of identity, race, and belonging....

Year

2014
Alyssa Brown, Rashad Shabazz, Kesha Ram and Rachel Siegel add to the ongoing conversation on race and racism in Burlington VT particularly after the killing of Trayvon Martin and acquittal of George Zimmerman....

Year

2013
Peace & Justice Center’s racial justice coalition put together two “Making Whiteness Visible” workshops in early April (2013) led by Sha’an Mouliert. This coalition is working with Conversations on Race Now (CORN), Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)...

Year

2013
A panel discussion on “The Disproportionate Number of Minorities Incarcerated in Vermont.” Introduction by Patrick Brown. Moderator/opening comments by Ame Lambert, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Champlain College. Panelists include: Robert Appel, former Executive Director of the Vermont Human Rights...

Year

2013