Today we are continuing our theme, Ebony Expressions: Art for Hope, Help and Healing. Lilada Gee speaks to four Black women playwrights, Sulondia Hammond, Desiree Fleming, Catrina Sparkman and Gethsemane Herron. Sulonida Hammond, affectionately known as Sue-Ham, shows us how to dream with no limits. She’s an author, playwright, Marine veteran, actor, and mom. Sue created […]
Today we’re talking renewable energy – what it means and how to get there in Madison. Denise Demarb hosts Raj Shukla, Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin; Satya Rhodes-Conway, Managing Director of the Mayors Innovation Project at COWS; and Tyler Huebner, Director of RENEW Wisconsin.
As reported by the investigative reporters at Wisconsin watch.org, more and more residents throughout the state are finding that their drinking water is contaminated. The contaminants include bacteria and viruses, heavy metals, pesticides, and naturally occurring chemicals like arsenic and radium. In urban areas, particularly Milwaukee but also Madison, lead pipes are exposing children to […]
Marth Laning, the newly reelected chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, joins guest host Denise Demarb to discuss the state of the Democratic party and what to expect in the upcoming months. Laning was elected chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in June 2015. A lifelong Democrat and Wisconsinite, Martha brings to the Party […]
Guest host Bert Zipperer is joined by award-winning author, journalist, activist, and Fullbright Scholar Helen Zia. Helen Zia has been instrumental in all sorts of important work around the country. She is the author of Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, about the contemporary struggles of Asian American communities to be full participants […]
Geraldine Paredes Vasquez and Laurie Frank join guest host Bert Zipperer to discuss the United World Colleges, a world-wide system of 18 schools that bring students from 149 nations together for the final two years of high school in a boarding school setting. UWC was started by Kurt Hahn, a refugee from Nazi Germany, as a […]