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Join us!

By | October 24, 2020

Thank you, everyone, who came to our “Life as a Vermont Migrant Worker” session on Thursday night. We think it’s safe to say that anyone who attended left impressed and moved by the stories the presenters shared. For those of you who were not able to attend, the session was recorded and we will be… Read More »

Podcast Recommendation: “It’s More Than Racism: Isabel Wilkerson Explains America’s ‘Caste’ System” from Fresh Air

By | August 4, 2020

Today on NPR’s “Fresh Air”, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson explained her point of view that “racism” falls short of describing the current situation in the USA — that “caste” system would be a better term. Quoting from WHYY’s summary of the program: “Wilkerson describes caste an artificial hierarchy that helps determine standing and respect,… Read More »

Vermont bookstores see record sales of anti-racism titles

By | July 11, 2020

From VTDigger: https://vtdigger.org/2020/07/10/vermont-bookstores-see-record-sales-of-anti-racism-titles/ As the article linked in above relates, Vermont’s 20+ independent bookstores are seeing booming sales of anti-racism titles. It’s heartening to see that there’s such interest and it’s also good, period, for the bookstores themselves. That said, the article didn’t go on to say which independent bookstores are minority-owned; if anyone knows… Read More »

Agenda: July 7 Zoom Meeting

By | July 6, 2020

Agenda Review and Discussion of Thirteenth  30 min Update and plans for key work of breakout groups (w/ leads) 45 min Policy – Sean Witters Policing – Cody Quattrocci (w/ Ann Naumann) Education – Bonny Steuer Fundraising/Reparations – Kelsey Welborn Discussion of group scope and purpose 15 min Occur in sub-groups? or discuss as large… Read More »

Welcome!

By | July 4, 2020

Welcome to the newly-created Richmond Racial Equity site. This site was created in response to member requests to have more of a comment-board-based discussion system rather than having everything go to your email. In order to create posts or take part in the forums you will need to create a login — you can do… Read More »