What is it like to be a single Black mother in Madison, and how is that experience different from being a single Black father? Filling in for regular Wednesday host Lilada Gee is Harry Hawkins, Executive Vice President of Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development. In today’s show, he kicks off a two week dive […]
Madison Arcatao Sister City Project (MASCP) was created in 1986 at the height of the brutal Salvadoran civil war, which lasted from 1980 until the Peace Accords in 1992. Jan talked with the Madison coordinator, Marc Rosenthal, and a group of delegates who just returned, including Chris Taylor, Fabiola Hamden, and Jonathan Solare about their […]
50 years after the passage of the “Fair Housing Act of 1968” and housing discrimination is still an issue. William Tisdale, President/CEO of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council, and Alison Ahlgrim, Program Services Coordinator of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison, talk about the issues.
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with the Democratic candidates for Lieutenant Governor, former representative Mandela Barnes and Sheboygan businessman Kurt Kober. The candidates talk about their respective backgrounds, motivations for running, and visions for public education and environmental policy. The two will face off in the August 14th primary.
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Andy Gronik, one of the ten Democratic candidates running for Governor. Among the discussion points and listener questions are the candidate’s business experience, jobs concierge service and plan to combine the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Workforce Development, positions on Lyft and Uber, and thoughts on […]
George Bernard Shaw wrote “St. Joan” in 1923, three years after the Roman Catholic church canonized Joan of Arc, and 492 years after the heroine of Orleans was burned at the stake by an English Court in Normandy. Shaw based his play on the unusually well-documented historic transcripts of the trial of Joan of Arc. […]