(WORT) — Last week, we heard about Peterson’s political activities while he was an undergraduate at the UW. In the third installment of the series, Peterson tells us about life after graduation when he and his young family moved to New York.
(WORT) — With the recent emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, it is helpful to take a look back at the history of other important Civil Rights organizations. WORT’s own Helena White has produced a news series of interviews with veteran Civil Rights journalist, activist and Madisonian Franklynn Peterson. Here is the first installment […]
(WORT) — The shoe repair business isn’t what it use to be. But Madison’s Park Street Shoe Repair is still thriving, partly because of the vital social function that it serves to the neighborhood.
Helena White filed this report.
(WORT) — The City of Madison’s 2016 budget includes new funds for developing cooperatives in Madison. Alder Rebecca Kemble has the details on this new initiative and joins Harry Richardson and Helena White at the WORT Studios.
(WORT) — In 1962, Bernard became the first African American to be hired by the Madison Metropolitan School District. Rich with details about life in the segregated south and the prejudiced north, this three-part-series takes a personal look at the entrenched history of racism in the United States.
(WORT) — Reverend Everett Mitchell is running to replace retiring Dane County Circuit Court Judge Amy Smith. The newly announced candidate joins Helena White in the WORT studios.