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The Rutland Area branch of the NAACP is dedicated to the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminating race-based discrimination in Vermont.

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Sunday, April 25, 2021 • 2pm–4pm • Stream Virtual Forum Live Black men are especially vulnerable to traffic stops and interactions that can lead to arrest and sometimes death in police custody. The events of the past few years leading to George Floyd’s death and, recently, an active-duty soldier’s arrest ignited a conversation about police … Continue reading VOICES OF BLACK MEN IN VERMONT

“Respectability Politics” workshop with Tabitha Moore

April 20, 2021 • 6:30pm • Free for members or $50 donation  Register now! From “That hair just isn’t professional” and “Well, what was she wearing?” to “That isn’t a proper way to protest” and “He should have complied,” respectability politics tries to use an ever-shifting goalpost of “respectability” to justify the poor treatment of … Continue reading “Respectability Politics” workshop with Tabitha Moore

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