How are students addressing race politics with the UW Board of Regents? Today Karma Chavez, filling in for Carousel, talks with with Lamonte Moore about recent and future actions from the United Council of UW Students and what 2015 has meant for them.
Today Karma Chavez talks with Kathryn Rodriguez, Missing Migrant Specialist for the Colibri Center for Human Rights to discuss International Migrants Day on Friday, the immigration issues raised at last night’s Republican Debate, and the ongoing deaths on the US-Mexico border. On December 18th, UN member states, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations and non are invited […]
Today Karma Chavez talks with WORT’s very own Norman Stockwell to discuss “Rebel Reporting,” his new book on the collected lectures of the legendary rebel reporter, John Ross. The book outlines the basic responsibilities of a journalist, and provides instructions on how to document injustices and poetically pitch stories to audiences to create change in […]
Today Karma Chavez talks with Cara Finnegan, associate professor of communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her new book, “Making Photography Matter,” analyzes a wealth of newspaper and magazine articles, letters to the editor, trial testimony, books, and speeches produced by viewers in response to specific photos they encountered in public.
Today begins the #16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, an international campaign that aims to raise awareness and support a commitment to ending violence against women and girls. On this edition of A Public Affair, Karma Chavez talks with Dr. Radhika Balakrishnan, Executive Director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership, and global coordinator […]
Today Karma Chavez talks with Grisel Rodriguez, daughter of Nestora Salgado, the indigenous Mexican woman imprisoned for fighting state violence. Nestora Salgado is a naturalized U.S. born in Guerrero, Mexico. The indigenous activist moved to the United States in 1991, and returned two decades to help lead a rebellion against drug traffickers and corrupt local […]