Sunday, April 25, 2021 • 2pm–4pm • Stream Virtual Forum Live https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abvSnEfiNlY 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 … 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

BIPOC Vaccination Clinics

Photo by Hakan Nural on Unsplash The Rutland Area NAACP will be collaborating with the Vermont Department of Health (VDH) to provide access to and prioritize the equitable vaccination for COVID-19 of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) folks. We will have clinic sites in Bennington and Rutland. Bennington: Location: Second Congregational Church, 115 … Continue reading BIPOC Vaccination Clinics

Rutland Middle School’s BHM Celebration

We are delighted and proud to share the beautiful video that Rutland Middle School students made for Black History Month under the guidance of Social Studies teacher Katie Geno, and Music teacher Allie Griffiths. Allie Griffiths tells us that the materials we sent out for Black History Month and Beyond were instrumental in creating the … Continue reading Rutland Middle School’s BHM Celebration