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.
On the Thursday July 18th show, host Allen Ruff interviewed Will Williams about the Trayvon Martin killing and the Zimmerman acquittal.
Joshua Bloom, author of “Black Against The Empire: The History And Politics Of The Black Panther Party,” joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.