(WORT) — Franklynn Peterson is a retired journalist and activist who reported on civil rights issues in the 1960’s and 70’s in New York City, the south and Appalachia. He now lives in Madison. Peterson sat down with Helena White to discuss his life of activism. Here is the second installment of the series.
(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) — This week we cover President Obama’s trip to Milwaukee, Governor Walker at CPAC, The Frequency’s one-year ban on Hip Hop, and an early season opener for Madison’s new skate park.
(WORT) — Dane County Executive Joe Parisi has vetoed a resolution for a new market study and master plan for the Alliant Energy Center. The Dane County Board of Supervisors could vote to override the veto on Thursday.
(WORT) — The English language is forever evolving and our campus reporters Jalika Ceesay and Maddie Braverman hit the streets to learn more about the latest slang of today.
(WORT) — This week we cover the future of the Oscar Mayer site, intolerance on the UW-Madison campus, and interview author Jon Ronson on his latest book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.