Pictures told, for those who could not see themselves, of the strength and beauty of the people, of the hostility and anger of the opposition, and of the promise of a world free of racism. -Julian Bond One of my missions with the healing work I do is to create and expand on digital storytelling. […]
Our topic today is Black Women at the Forefront of the Civil Rights Movement. Lilada takes a look at her top ten heroines of the Civil Rights movements in honor of the first day of Black History Month. Joining her in the studio today is long-time Madison resident and activist, Brandi Grayson. Brandi is the […]
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision in Evenwel v. Abbott. The suit, brought by notorious anti-civil rights activist Ed Blum, challenged how the State of Texas created its voting districts. Like most states, Texas uses decennial census population statistics to draw its congressional and legislative districts. The plaintiffs, from a predominately […]
(WORT) — Last week, we heard about Peterson’s political activities while he was an undergraduate at the UW. In the third installment of the series, Peterson tells us about life after graduation when he and his young family moved to New York.
Stan Woodard returns to guest host the 8 O’Clock Buzz. Joining Stan this morning is Ben Hedin, author of “In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil a Rights Then and Now.”
Michael Edmonds wants us to remember the Freedom Summer of more than 40 years ago. Not as the narrative of a few charismatic leaders, but as the blood, sweat and tears of thousands of volunteers from all across the country.