Margo Schlanger, Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School and the founder/ director of the Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse, joins Jan Miyasaki to discusses US Intelligence Reforms. “US Intelligence Reforms Still Allow Plenty of Suspicionless Spying on Americans.“
Author and Professor of English and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, William J. Maxwell joins the Friday Buzz during our Pledge Drive Show to tell us how FBI surveillance came to influence the creation and public reception of African American literature.
The Monday Buzz brings you sounds and voices from Saturday’s Young Gifted and Black action at East Towne Mall.
Jazz Musician Bobby Watson teams up with spoken word artist Glenn North to pay tribute to Martin Luther King and the forgotten message of the March on Washington.
On Monday December 9th, our host John Quinlan was joined by Susan Carle, author of “Defining the Struggle:National Organizing for Racial Justice 1880-1910” to discuss how she counters traditional histories that often identify this as a period of stagnation for civil rights, instead pointing to many groups and individuals who laid the foundation for what was to come.
Historical civil rights events, like the 1963 March on Washington, rooted in goals of needed radical social change, have become a part of our collective memories. On Monday October 21st, our host John Quinlan was joined by William Jones, a UW-Madison history professor, to discuss his book, The March on Washington” Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights.