Curtiss Reed, Jr.

Commentator

Curtiss Reed, Jr. serves as executive director of the Brattleboro-based Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity, a statewide nonprofit, nonpartisan, research, educational and advocacy organization presenting the Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Conference in November.

Most of my Vermont neighbors are concerned and well-meaning. And most can’t imagine that what happened in Charlottesville could ever happen here. But white supremacists have been in the Green Mountains for a very long time.

Mim Adkins

As we anguish over recent events in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas, let me be blunt: The prospect of violence against people of color by law enforcement looms ever present – even in Vermont. Now is not a time to anguish, but to act.