(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.
In order to take a closer look at how disparities affect African-American families on a personal basis, we are starting a new series that takes an in-depth look at the life of Chinae Williamson, a single mother who lives in the Darbo Drive neighborhood.