Today in 1992: In a referendum – the last whites-only election held in South Africa – voters overwhelmingly gave the government authority to negotiate a new constitution with the African National Congress and other black political groups, and an end to the system of racial separation known as apartheid.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is the final part of a four-part Bicycling Workshop Series. The best way to learn how to commute? Get on your bike and ride! Join this group for what they hope will be a monthly ride through Madison. Enjoy the views as you ride with other new commuters and veterans alike! Meet at 6pm at Redamte Coffee House, 449 State Street. Visit choosetocommute.org for more info or to register.
In Foodopoly, Food and Water Watch executive director Wenonah Hauter takes aim at the real culprit of America’s food crisis and the public health debacle: the control of food production by a handful of large corporations. Tonight, the Center for Media and Democracy’s Food Rights Network presents a book reading and signing with Hauter at 7pm in Evjue Room D of the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street. Call 260-9713 for more info.
Tomorrow is “History Sandwiched In: Five Wondrous Wisconsin Women.” Learn about women from Wisconsin who overcame innumerable obstacles to achieve and excel in their chosen fields. Author and storyteller Bob Kann will share the tales he wrote about in the ‘Badger Biographies’ series for young readers. This is Tuesday from 12:15 to 1 pm at the Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 North Carroll Street. More info at 264-6555, or online at WisconsinHistoricalMuseum.org.