Bernie’s Vermont is no diff for black people
“…this liberal enclave has one of the most disproportionate rates of black incarceration in the country.
Black Vermonters make up just 1.2% of the state’s general population, but 10.7% of its incarcerated population. This means that, proportionally, there are nearly 10 times more black people locked up in Vermont’s jails and prisons on a given day than there are walking its streets.”
Here’s How Black People Actually Fare in Bernie Sanders’ Home State
In 2014, Gallup ranked the great state of Vermont the “second-most liberal” in the country. On its surface, the label seemed to fit: 30% of people polled identified as “liberal.” Progressive darling Bernie Sanders has represented Vermonters in the…