articles tagged "Race"

Madison Discipline Policy

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 | A Public Affair
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Are you updated on the newly implemented Madison discipline education plan for our kids? Do you know how it will affect marginalized students with their education? Tune into this edition of A Public Affair to find out more! more »

High Price

Friday, 21 February 2014 | A Public Affair
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On Friday February 24th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by neuroscientist Carl Hart to discuss his book “High Price” on his self discovery and the issues of drugs in society. more »

Racial Disparities in Dane County

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 | A Public Affair
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Racial disparities have been plaguing Dane County for quite sometime. To talk about it, our host Karma Chavez talked with Erica Nelson, an attorney who practices public interest law and policy and Colleen Butler, YWCA’s Racial Justice & Outreach Director, on Wednesday September 25th. more »

Growing Up Black In South Madison

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 | buzz

Dr. Richard Harris, author of “Growing Up Black in South Madison: An Economic Disenfranchise Of South Madison” spoke with the Buzz on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. more »

“High Schools, Race, and America’s Future”

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 | buzz
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Lawrence Blum, writer of, “High Schools, Race, and America’s Future” and professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts. The book he wrote after teaching a course on race and racism at the local high school. After listening to the students, Blum says that, younger people are more comfortable with racial difference, “They are less anxious than many people of my generation, but I don’t think they necessarily know the history and how is permeates American life and American history. In some ways their comfort with race makes them not recognize the importance of learning about that history. In a way, I think they are congratulating themselves a little prematurely.” The point of his …. more »

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