Tag Archives: African-American

State News
August 29, 2018

After threats, Kiah Morris withdraws from House race

By Jim Therrien/VTDigger

BENNINGTON — Rep. Kiah Morris, D-Bennington, who has been the target of online racial comments and threats to her safety, has withdrawn her candidacy for re-election just 10 days after winning the Democratic nomination for a third term.

During her four years…

Sculpture to honor 20 Rutland African-American Civil War veterans
Featured
March 21, 2018

Sculpture to honor 20 Rutland African-American Civil War veterans

Twenty Rutland-area African-American Civil War veterans will be honored through a new downtown Rutland sculpture commissioned by Rutland Regional Medical Center.

The sculpture, part of a series planned by the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, MKF Properties, Vermont Quarries, and Green Mountain Power’s Rutland Blooms,…