VT NAACP blames capitalists, offer to pay protesters’ fines - WCAX

The Vermont Chapter of the NAACP has offered to pay fines levied on anti-police brutality protesters in Burlington.

"“The right to peacefully protest should never be beholden to nor threatened by capitalist means of controlling the narrative of resistance,” said Rutland Area NAACP president Tabitha Moore. “Rest assured, the Vermont branches of the NAACP will do whatever we can to ensure that those seeking justice in Battery Park will neither be intimidated nor impeded by laws designed to maintain compliance through monetary threats. Too often money is used to force people into silent acceptance of racism and other systems of supremacy. The least we can do is remove that barrier.”

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-09-29 16:11:46 -0400