In handing down its decision, the Vermont Supreme Court referred to a study that was produced by UVM Professor Stephanie Seguino labeled “Driving While Black and Brown in Vermont.” The accuracy of this widely distributed and referred to study has been called into question since its release by many, including myself.
“Inequality is a comorbidity,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told her Twitter followers before suggesting reparations should go to those people who are the hardest hit. “COVID relief should be drafted with a lens of reparations.”
Xusana Davis burst out the gate to use government regulations to institute racist wealth reallocation, in the form of transferring land and economic opportunities from whites to minorities, without evidence of wrongdoing.
An initiative featuring the writings of black Americans will counter and rebut a New York Times Magazine project that “reframes” all of U.S. history around slavery and racism.
We should put parents and children in the driver’s seat of their education and allow them to find the schools that they judge to be most amenable to each specific child’s education. School choice can be used to fight racism in Vermont schools.
King’s message was simple. When it came to judging one’s fellow citizens, character, not skin color, counted most. America would become a truly great nation on the day when the descendants of slaves and slave owners could sing sincerely, “My country, ’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing.”
School systems across the country are seeking to abolish honors classes, teach how math has been used to oppress people, and let truant students into gifted schools. Advocates say the moves are aimed at diminishing an achievement gap.
New traffic data compiled by a local activist group shows more Hispanic and black drivers are getting tickets in Vermont, but police maintain that motorists are getting pulled over for their actions, not their race.
Vermonters are tiring of having their institutions, history, culture and state police labeled racist based upon bald assertions drawn from meager evidence.
The false narrative claims that individual police officers, motivated by overt racism or implicit racial bias, are rampantly targeting black Americans. Some go further to allege these shootings are proof of “systemic racism” within American law enforcement.
The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance held a public discussion Wednesday evening about whether the Vermont Constitution permits slavery.