During the Jim Crow era, some
African-Americans or biracial Americans who were physically able chose to pass
as white. A new study co-authored by a UVM professor finds that passing still occurs today, but that
instead of passing as white, some biracial Americans are now passing as black.
We look into a community group that’s behind the push for four Chittenden county police departments to track the race of motorists they stop for traffic violations. Also, a live performance from Vermont singer songwriter Lisa Piccirillo.
They have trained through the long winter months to prepare physically
and mentally, and this Sunday the runners will test themselves against
the 26.2 mile distance. We talk with runners about why they are
attracted to marathoning.
Slightly radioactive water is still leaking from a pipe at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant; there’s a debate at the Statehouse about whether cars and trucks can go two years between state inspections;
Democratic candidate for governor Gaye Symington discusses the key issues facing the state’s economy. A report on how downtown Rutland has recovered from flooding in summer rainstorms. And a bonsair grower reveals the art of cultivating tiny trees.