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Writing While Black

Writing While Black

April 20, 2017

I did not realize it until last night, but I’ve been working toward this moment since the day I rea...

We must carry the flag on our backs and in our hearts

We must carry the flag on our backs and in our hearts

April 18, 2017

The Black Lives Matter flag became an emblem whose impact radiated beyond UVM’s campus and across V...

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben &am...

The story behind UVM Black Out

Camilla Broccolo

October 5, 2016

Filed under Life

Sophomore Akilah Ho-Young never thought her Facebook post of the “Black Lives Matter” flag flying outside the Davis Center would become as viral as it did.Her post was shared over 14,000 times from people across the nation.  The response to the flag left her “shocked, extremely happy and lost for words.”Ho-Young said ...

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