8 O'Clock Buzz
President Trump’s love/hate relationship with Twitter took another turn last week. On May 21, Twitter fact-checked two of Trump’s tweets, including one where the President claimed vote-by-mail would result in widespread voter fraud. Twitter marked the tweet as “misleading.” After claiming he would shut down the social media outlet, two days later, Trump had signed […]
With so much of the world shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s not the greatest time to go looking for a job, especially for the class of 2020 who may be graduating into a recession. Unemployment is high, many employers have slowed or ceased their operations and many traditional ways of networking or accessing […]
Shortly after Madison’s May 30th protests against the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd ended, all hell broke loose: smashed windows, tear gas and pepper spray, people deliberately run down by vehicles, a police car set on fire. Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway has declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew from 9:30 […]
In this month’s edition of the ExPO series, Jerome Dillard talks with Tamra Oman, a human services program coordinator (the first Peer Role in a correctional setting in Wisconsin) at the Wisconsin Resource Center; a mental health treatment facility classified as a prison, and her 17-year experience advocating for criminal justice reform.
Milwaukee-based poet, community builder and Latina LGBTQ advocate Carmen A. Murguia joins Damita Brown to share her poetry, story and what we can do to build better communities. Photo by Emily Mills: flic.kr/p/UtMy6B
In 1793, a Yellow Fever outbreak in Philadelphia led to the creation of the city’s first garbage collection service. In 1853, the New York City Board of Health authorized the creation of a reservoir system, and New York’s Central Park, in response to a cholera epidemic. And here in Wisconsin, a 1909 typhoid surge led […]