Stories by Curtiss Reed Jr.
Issue of Feb 14, 2018 (#446)
- ‘It is what it is, but it ain’t what it seems!’: Public and commercial art should reflect the rich cultural history of Vermont
Issue of Aug 16, 2017 (#421)
- Better ways to use your energy: Have no doubt that there are white supremacists among us here in the Green Mountains. Here are four things you can do, white allies, to combat their ideas.
Issue of Nov 16, 2016 (#383)
- Still work to do right here in Vermont: Vermont Partnership head seeks help on implicit bias prevention in schools, law enforcement
Issue of Aug 17, 2016 (#370)
- People of color need allies to become co-conspirators in eradicating racism
Issue of Jul 13, 2016 (#365)
- Action, not anguish!: The single-most-important constructive action to reduce police violence in Vermont against people of color? Make sure every sworn law-enforcement officer understands the issues of racial bias.
Issue of Aug 5, 2015 (#317)
- A letter to Bernie Sanders: How do we best deal with racism? It all starts with you, the candidate.
- A postscript: The looming question is whether a critical mass of Sanders’ white supporters will follow his lead on racial justice, study hard and fast, and build an inclusive movement across racial lines
Issue of May 27, 2015 (#307)
- Gratification deferred, not denied: An inclusive and hospitable Vermont requires being the unexpected, with listening, understanding, and patience. (Ham sandwiches not recommended.)
Issue of Jan 28, 2015 (#290)
- When law enforcement confronts racial bias head on: The Vermont State Police has slowly and incrementally demonstrated conspicuously courageous leadership
Issue of Dec 10, 2014 (#284)
- Diverse communities will drive success for all of us: Ten years into a 40-year initiative, a look at the changing complexion and demographics of Vermont
Issue of Jul 24, 2013 (#213)
- A changing tourism strategy for a changing world
Issue of Feb 1, 2012 (#137)
- Marketing Vermont to a changing world: Potential tourists visualize themselves in Vermont by seeing ads with people who look like them. So where are they?
Issue of Jan 26, 2011 (#85)
- A changing population requires new mindsets: Thoughts on diversity in Brattleboro, and Vermont, on Martin Luther King Day