The Deeper Dig

The Deeper Dig


Xusana Davis on race, belonging and 'Vermontiness'

February 12, 2021


In a new report, Vermont's director of racial equity discusses how people of color in Vermont, like in the rest of the country, face disproportionate health impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic. But the global crisis has also deepened what she describes as “out-of-state ‘xenophobia,’” a problematic notion of who is a “real Vermonter” that remains a key barrier to achieving equity.


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