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Of This Land

Local and national protests in response to the killing of George Floyd have inspired us to revisit this 2015 story about another bend in the proverbial long moral arc.

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Of This Land

The Connecticut State Seal has three planted grape vines on it, each one bearing a trio of purple bunches. …

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Of This Land

29th Colored Regiment Monument in New Haven

The Connecticut State Seal has three cultivated grape vines on it, each one holding a trio of juicy purple bunches.

“Why grape vines?” you ask, over all the native flora that might seem better suited for the honor. One answer …

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