(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.
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.
MADISON (WORT) — The Chalet Cheese Coop in Monroe is the last remaining cheesemaker in the country still producing Limburger Cheese. Helena White reports.
MADISON (WORT) — The Justified Anger Coalition has spent the last year crafting a plan to eliminate racial inequities in Dane County. Friday night, the coalition presented “Our Madison Plan” at the Alliant Energy Center. Helena White was there and filed this report.
MADISON (WORT) — A follow up to last fall’s series looking into racial disparity in Dane County, Helena White brings us a series of interviews with longtime Madisonian Jamada Norris.
Norris offers his perspective on what it is like to live and raise children as an African American in our community.