With tag: vermont_black_women
Beck: The Story Of Daisy Turner
By Jane Beck
Today, as we continue our series of stories about Black Women in Vermont History, we hear from folklorist and commentator Jane Beck, about master-storyteller Daisy Turner of Grafton, who was herself the child of former slaves.
Bittinger: The Story Of Nettie Anderson
By Cyndy Bittinger
This week, VPR is presenting a series of stories about Black Women in Vermont History. Today, commentator Cyndy Bittinger writes about Nettie Anderson - the first Black woman to graduate from Middlebury College and the first in the nation to be inducted into the national honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.