Today host Karma Chavez spoke with professors Kim Tallbear and Robert Warrior to discuss the long history of “red face,” and the controversy that has emerged post-Dolezal about the Nobel-prize-nominated, supposedly native scholar, Andrea Smith.
Was the murder of 9 people in a historic black church in Charleston last week an act of terrorism? Today host Karma Chavez will be talking about Charleston and terrorism with Dr. Leah Mirakhor. A professor of English at the College of Wooster and UW grad, Mirakhor is currently working on a book about terrorism from the Cold War to the War on Terror. Listen to today’s edition of A Public Affair to here more.
How is the problem with police-community relations rooted in the long history of institutional racism in the United States? How do we teach this history to our children? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
A Sociologist at Madison College ( Professor Diane Soles) has long wanted to assign her students the creation of an Access Hour program about Race & Ethnicity (one of the courses she teaches regularly). Since she has long thought about this, she has lots of ideas…but she’s never put together a radio show, so this is […]
How are we preparing Madison youth for life after high school? Are we giving equal access to opportunities for each student? What work is being conducted to combat racism in our schools? What is our three year plan for bridging the extraordinary disparities in academic success between white and black students? Check out this edition of A Public Affair with the Superintendent of MMSD to find out more!
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!