According to the Bureau of the Census, as of 2015, there were almost 361,000 people of African descent living in Wisconsin, or about 6% of the total state population. While that’s a smaller percentage than for the nation as a whole, which hovers around 18%, African-Americans have been a central part of Wisconsin’s story since […]
Our topic today is Black Women at the Forefront of the Civil Rights Movement. Lilada takes a look at her top ten heroines of the Civil Rights movements in honor of the first day of Black History Month. Joining her in the studio today is long-time Madison resident and activist, Brandi Grayson. Brandi is the […]
Joshua Bloom, author of “Black Against The Empire: The History And Politics Of The Black Panther Party,” joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
On Tuesday December 4, our host Aaron Perry speaks with Karla Spencer-George, who is hosting an event for Black History Month – the first annual Midwest Black History Expo in St. Paul, Minnesota. Karla, from Detroit, Michigan, graduated from Winston University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, with an emphasis on computer […]