The Vermont Cynic

Black History Month means calling out people who just don't get it

Black History Month means calling out people who just don’t get it

Kim Henry February 23, 2019

Black History Month is meant to highlight the accomplishments of black people throughout history, but this February’s news has revolved around white public figures’ history of racism. The democratic...

Kake Walk: Alumni, faculty and students reflect on 73-year tradition

Kake Walk: Alumni, faculty and students reflect on 73-year tradition

Bryan O'Keefe, Kelsey Neubauer, and Sarah Olsen February 24, 2016

For 73 years, UVM fraternity members danced in blackface and satin tuxedos during the longest running winter carnival in the country. At its peak in the 1960s, this event, known as the Kake Walk, was...

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