Katie Runde painting Twilight's Statehouse portrait while Demetrius Borge poses.


What does it mean that a 19th-century man who passed as white is a modern-day African American icon? In an in-depth profile of Alexander Twilight by Seven Days, experts like Luso-Hispanic studies associate professor Daniel Silva and history professor emeritus Bill Hart highlight how Middlebury and other institutions of higher education dealt—or didn’t—with the messy nuances of race and identity during Twilight’s era and today.

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Source: Addison Independent

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