Jan talks with Reverend Gralan S. Hagler, senior pastor of the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, DC and Director of Faith Strategies, about Martin Luther King, Jr., voting rights, fighting poverty, voter roll purges, and more.
We continue our Tuesday Meet the Candidates series by introducing you to two of the candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court: Ed Fallone and Jill Karofsky. Ed Fallone is a law professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee. He also practices with Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan LLP. He ran as a candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme […]
UW-Madison, in an effort to support diversity and inclusion on its campus, houses the Multicultural Learning Community in University Housing. The space is meant to facilitate community discussions about social justice, identities, and multiculturalism. However, University Housing moved to place house fellow Chuefang Yang on paid administrative last year. Yang allegedly told students to limit […]
The Madison BookBeat interview with Daphne E. Barbee-Wooten, editor of “Justice For All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee,” (Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2019) the late civil rights leader, attorney and Wisconsin State Representative who fought a successful 12-year legal battle to desegregate the Milwaukee Public Schools.
January 20, 2020 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Throughout the day, a variety of events take place, and speakers around the nation offer their interpretation of what Dr. King’s legacy means for us today. Here, at the Monday Buzz, though, it has become an annual tradition to hear from the man himself. So, here […]
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