What does the closing of Pierce’s Northside Market mean for residents in the area? What’s the landscape for food justice issues as they relate to economic and racial justice look like in Madison? Today Karma Chavez hosts a round table on food justice, race and gentrification with Beverly Hutcherson, Carmen Evanco and Jackson Foote. In […]
How do we make sense of what has happened in Egypt and the region in the 5 years since the January 25 revolution? What role has the United States played, Israel? And what’s in store for the next 5 years? Today Karma Chavez talks with Egyptian activist and human rights advocate Salma Hussein to talk […]
What is the role of ethnic, indigenous, race, gender, sexuality, disability and other related programs in the university? Should students be demanding more of such programs, curriculum, training in their quests for racial justice? Today Karma Chavez talks with Roderick Ferguson, author of “The Reorder of Things,” a critical account of how academia and global […]
Today Karma talks with community organizers M Adams, Alix Shabazz, and T Banks of Freedom Inc and the Young Gifted and Black Coalition to talk about the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent. The group arrived yesterday and will continue through January 29th on a mission concerning the human rights of people of African […]
The Nice Thing About Strangers is a collection of very short non-fiction stories from Paige Erickson’s years of travel. Stories about precocious children, four minute bus romances, awkward conversations in broken languages, and myriad ordinary encounters on the sides of interstates and streets populate the pages of this book. A Public Affair host Karma Chavez […]
Political rhetoric and misinformation are fueling Islamophobia sentiment in the U.S. Karma Chavez talks with Janan Najeeb from the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition about how these strong feelings are affecting the lives of Muslims today, and what individuals can do to affect change in the community.