Should there be police officers in our Madison High Schools? What should be the scope of their duties? On August 23rd, Carousel spoke with Madison Metropolitan School District Board Members Thomas J. Mertz and Michael Flores, and GSAFE’s Racial Justice Youth Organizer Ali Muldrow about Educational Resource Officers (EROs) in Madison schools.
Willy Street Co-op’s new location on the north side opened yesterday. What are we doing to ensure that every neighborhood has access to food, let alone healthy food, in Madison? Where are our food deserts? Today, Carousel Baryd talks with Madison Alder Amanda Hall and Ruth Rohlich, City of Madison Business Development Specialist in Economic Development, […]
It’s election day, remember to support your local government by voting. On today’s show, Carousel Bayrd talks with Jenni Dye, Research Director at One Wisconsin Now, about their recent court victory challenging voter ID. And Matt Rothschild, Executive Director at the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, discusses the dissolution of the GAB and the new elections and […]
Important conversations happening today regarding race relations in Madison. How do we build trust? How do we balance the requirement for people to legally respect police orders vs. people who feel their self worth is being challenged? Today Carousel is joined by Madison Police Captain Kristen Roman and Matthew Braunginn, one of the founder’s of […]
Three candidates are running for Dane County treasurer. The election is next month, Tuesday August 9 – do you know who you’re voting for? Listen to today’s episode of A Public Affair to hear why Adam Gallagher, Richard V. Brown Sr. and Patrick Miles all want to be your next Dane County Treasurer.
Alix Shabazz, M Adams, and T Banks from Freedom, Inc. join Carousel Bayrd in the studio to talk about the past week in Madison, from black on black crime, racism in the community, Genele Laird, and the criminal justice system. You can find out more about Freedom Inc on Facebook, Twitter, and their website.