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


Filed under Opinion

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 governor and attorney general of Virginia admitted to wearing blackface this month, and Liam Neeson sai...

The state of racism: it’s not geographic

The state of racism: it’s not geographic

Lilly Sharp

January 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Every time I tell someone I am from Alabama I get the look. You know the one I am talking about, a mixture of shock at my being in Vermont and my pride towards my home state. I'm not here to say Alabama is the greatest. I know my home state has its issues, but I see a real problem with the way Nor...

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