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“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives Matter

Protestors clothed in black march down Burlington's Pearl Street on September 3, 2020. 
Photo: Anna Huener
Anna Huener October 4, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic...

Rally for the Planet

Summer Grace April 13, 2018

On April 12, 2018 hundreds of students gathered at the Vermont State House to Rally for the Planet. Student speakers expressed frustration about U.S. Congress’s approach towards climate change and...

BHS Students and Faculty Attend Women’s March on D.C. and Montpelier

A woman raises her first in the air as thousands of people gather for the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21. The event took place the day after the Inauguration. | Photo: Emma Chaffee/ Register
Emma Chaffee February 3, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 21, millions of people worldwide took part in marches for women’s rights. Outside of the main event in Washington, there were marches in all 50 states, as well as 56 countries outside...

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