Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani called Black Lives Matter group “inherently racist” and “anti-American”. Jan Miyasaki interviews Kevin Alexander Gray, author of the book “Killing Trayvons: An Anthology […]
A citywide day of action in Chicago last Friday brought tens of thousands of people into the streets and onto picket lines as part of an intensifying fight to keep public services and institutions funded. Darien Lamen was there, and filed this report from the front lines in Illinois’ “fight for funding.”
MADISON (WORT) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as a political punching bag during her first campaign stop in Wisconsin. Walker was a convenient foil for Clinton to help demonstrate her focus on addressing income inequality.
How is the Black Lives Matter relevant to socialism today? Allen Ruff talks with historian William P. Jones to discuss his Jacobin Magazine article reappraising Eugene V. Debs on the struggle for black equality.
MADISON (WORT) — The family of 19-year-old Tony Robinson has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Madison and Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny. Tony Robinson’s mother Andrea Irwin says the civil lawsuit is the family’s last opportunity for justice.
Was the pepper spray necessary for the protesters at the Black Lives Matter Conference in Cleveland last weekend? When will this pattern of police brutality end? Today host Karma Chavez talked with Brandi Grayson, Alix Shabazz, Lexy Ware and M. Adams from Young Gifted and Black about the Movement for Black Lives Conference, Sandra Bland and the state of the movement.