Michele Norris Discusses Race Card Project


IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR NPR – NPR host and special correspondent Michele Norris, right, interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stacy Schiff about her new book, “The Witches, Salem 1692,” as part of NPR’s annual “Weekend in Washington” on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Paul Morigi/AP Images for NPR)

12-minute host interview with former NPR host Michele Norris about her upcoming visit to Vermont and the Race Card Project. Originally aired on Vermont Public Radio’s public affairs program Vermont Edition on January 25, 2016.

Quebec Town Rocked By Allegations Of Police Abuse Against Members Of First Nation


Twelve members of the Algonquin communities around Val-d’or, a mining town in Western Quebec, have brought forth allegations of abuse by local police.

In Quebec, shocking allegations of police abuse against indigenous people came to light.

Twelve First Nations people from the area, mostly women, say they were sexually assaulted by police or given money or drugs in exchange for sex acts.

Interview with reporter Christopher Curtis has been covering this story for the Montreal Gazette.

Reported host interview for Vermont Public Radio. Originally aired November 11, 2015.

Vermont Hindu Community Longs For Spiritual Home


Vermont Hindu Temple set up an altar where attendees could worship by leaving fruit, money, candles and incense in celebration of one of the biggest annual holidays in the Hindu religion.

Vermont’s Hindu community came together to celebrate one of the biggest annual holidays in the Hindu religion. Now, the group is longing for a spiritual home of its own.

Reported piece for Vermont Public Radio. Originally aired October 19, 2015.

Vermonters Gather For First Democratic Presidential Debate


Almost 200 Vermonters attended debate viewing parties around the state like this one at ArtsRiot in Burlington’s south end.

Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders were closely watching how Vermont’s favorite son would fare against his main rival for the Democratic nomination, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Reported piece for Vermont Public Radio. Originally aired October 14, 2015. Sound filed from this story also aired on NPR’s Here and Now on October 14, 2015.