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The Black experience in Vermont

A graphic showing depictions of Black and Brown people with face masks on wearing red, green, yellow and orange. A square with the text Black History Month February 2022 is in the center of the people.
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February is Black History Month. Vermont Edition wants to hear from you, Black Vermonters, about living in the Green Mountain State.

Live call-in discussion: February is Black History Month, and we are launching into the month by looking at the Black experience in Vermont. We are asking Black Vermonters to tell us about living in the state. Send a voice memo to vermontedition@vpr.org on your observations, challenges and achievements. And listen live this Thursday to what Black Vermonters have to say about living in the Green Mountain State.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

Have questions, comments or tips? Send us a message or tweet us @vermontedition.

Connor Cyrus joined Vermont Public as host and senior producer in March 2021. He was a morning reporter at WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island. A graduate of Lyndon State College (now Northern Vermont University), he started his reporting career as an intern at WPTZ, later working for WAGM in Presque Isle, Maine, and WCAX Channel 3, where he covered a broad range of stories from Vermont’s dairy industry to the nurses’ strikes at UVM Medical Center. He’s passionate about journalism’s ability to shed light on complex or difficult topics, as well as giving voice to underrepresented communities.
Tedra joined Vermont Public as a producer for Vermont Edition in January 2022. Before moving to Vermont, she was a journalist in New York City for 20 years. She has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University.