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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, racial justice, social justice, environmental justice, criminal justice reform, and civil liberty groups from around Vermont partnered under the umbrella of the Racial Justice Reform Coalition and host the first annual... more

Jan 30, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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LEWIS | On Jan. 20, Adirondack Women’s March reconvenes for a return rally to support women’s rights, civil rights and policy that protects health and safety of all people. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun 2 Comments

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SARANAC LAKE | On Saturday, an open coffeehouse at First Presbyterian Church Great Hall here will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. more

Jan 9, 2018 3:00 PM The Sun

Charlottesville is nowhere near my hometown of Crown Point, New York. Yet the recent acts of racist violence in Virginia stirred up a deep and familiar tension. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists 3 Comments

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RAY BROOK — Adirondack Park Agency commissioners drew particular attention to American Disability Act rules during their regular meeting in January. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:15 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH — According to local educators, there are quite a few failing grades on Betsy DeVos’ report card. more

Jan 23, 2017 3:52 PM The Sun

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LEWIS — The final resting place of suffragist Inez Milholland was covered in roses and white lilies and decorated with an American flag after hundreds gathered at her snowbound gravestone set flat against the ground a hundred years ago. more

Jan 23, 2017 2:33 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — The recertification process for the state’s 2 million pistol permit holders is now underway. more

Jan 18, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

RUTLAND — College of St. Joseph will host a presentation by Dr. Paul Miller of Green Tech High Charter School in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16. more

Jan 12, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

JOHNSON — Penny Patch, who was active in the 1960s with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a civil rights group, will be the keynote speaker at Johnson State College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance Jan. 16. more

Jan 10, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Dec 17, 2016 10:30 AM Letters to the Editor

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LAKE PLACID — Actor and activist Danny Glover, Albany civil rights leader Alice Green and youth advocate Brother Yusuf Abdul-Wasi Burgess were honored with the first Spirit of John Brown Freedom Awards at a ceremony Saturday, May 7. more

May 10, 2016 3:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

The North Country Center for Independence is preparing for a battle to make all of the City of Plattsburgh equal in accessibility. more

Aug 13, 2015 5:00 AM The Sun

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