Black Lives Matter

This is intended to be a growing Resource Page for members and friends of the organization to use as a tool to learn more about how they can help end racism and gain more awareness and address personal biases as Vermont employers and citizens.

The Roundtable’s Statement on Addressing Racism (Read)

Resources and Media Referenced by Racial Injustice Speakers at Summer Meeting (6/11/20)
–  State of Vermont Racial Equity Task Force (Visit)
–  Amazing Grace: Finding Answers Together – Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, University of Vermont (Visit)
–  White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo (Amazon)
–  Kyle Dodson’s Statement on George Floyd & the Current Moment (Read)
–  ‘White Woman ‘Terminated’ from Job After Calling the Police on Black Birdwatcher Who Asked Her to Leash Her Dog‘ (Teo Armus, Washington Post, 5/27/20 – includes raw video) (CBS Interview)

Vermont Conversations and Events
–  ‘How Do We Build a Welcoming Vermont?’ (VPR Vermont Edition, 6.3.20)
–  Author Ta-Nehisi Coates Speaks at UVM – 12/3/18 (Watch)
–  University of Vermont Research News Special Issue on Racism and Social Justice in Vermont (Read)

Consulting Organizations in Vermont to Help Business Leaders Address Racism in the Workplace

–  Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity (Visit)
–  CQ Strategies (Visit)


Open Documents and Indexes

–  Scaffolding of Anti-Racism Resources (Google Doc)
–  How to Become an Anti-Racist Graphic (View and Download, U. Michigan)


–  Minorities Who ‘Whiten’ Job Resumes Get More Interviews (Gerdeman, Harvard Business School, May 2017)


–  How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (Amazon)
–  Antiracist Baby (children’s book) by Ibram X. Kendi (Amazon)

Articles / Current Media
–  ‘How Businesses Can Address and Remedy Systemic Social Injustices’ (Clark, PR Daily, June 2020)
–  ‘40% of Black-Owned Businesses Not Expected to Survive Coronavirus’ (Brooks, CBS News, 6/12/20)

–  Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man (Emmanuel Ancho, Youtube, 2020)
 ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jeffrey Robinson Exposes Myths About Confederate Monuments (YouTube, June 2020)

Documentaries and Films
–  13th (Netflix Original Documentary, 2016)