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RUTLAND | Celebrating a largely unknown piece of important local history, a new sculpture honoring 20 men who joined the first African-American Civil War regiment in the north was added last month to the Rutland Sculpture Trail. Read more

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WHALLONSBURG | A recent flurry of racism based on the old entertainment schtick of blackface is a rekindling of an unfortunate tradition that lasted more than a century, and was common even in the lily white Adirondacks... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Students in Dr. John McMahon’s African-American political thought class have been uncovering 40 years of black activists, politicians, writers and musicians who have come to campus. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | 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? Read more

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TICONDEROGA | People of color got a rare taste of military equality during the American Revolution, a status they would not enjoy again for another 170 years. Read more

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RUTLAND | A planned sculpture in downtown Rutland will honor 20 of Rutland’s heroic African-American Civil War veterans. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Isabel Wilkerson, author of the bestselling “The Warmth of Other Suns” and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will deliver the 2018 Middlebury College Commencement address on Sunday, May 27. Read more

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As we celebrate Black History Month this year, one of our goals was to change the history of African-Americans like my father enduring needless suffering when we die because we don’t prepare for the inevitable end of life. Read more

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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... Read more

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Dan Alexander employs a facile trope to support his assertion that the death knell of institutional racism sounded long ago (“Nothing to Prove,” Sept. 9). Read more

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received a fair amount of correspondence after the recent column titled “Misguided efforts.” Read more

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LAKE PLACID — Local destinations included in new I LOVE NY campaign: John Brown’s Farm, North Star Underground Railroad Museum Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — More than 50 students stood in SUNY Plattsburgh’s Amity Plaza last Tuesday to call attention to what they perceive to be an uptick in anti-Semetic activity on campus. Read more

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