MADISON (WORT) — Hundreds of Madison students walked out of class Monday to protest the police shooting of 19-year-old Tony Robinson. Students from Madison East, Madison West, and other area high schools then marched to the Wisconsin State Capitol.
With the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X approaching, our host Allen Ruff will be joined by African-American journalist and left labor activist Malik Mia. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
UW-Madison student Deshawn McKinney recently organized a Black Lives Matter protest and die-in on campus. He joins Friday Buzz host Jonathan Zarov to discuss the event, the Madison “bubble” and racism here in Madison.
Poet Shameaca Moore reads her poem “So White Outside” in front of the South Madison Police Station on December 5, 2014.
The Poem of the Week — this time from the Friday December 5 “Black Lives Matter” rally at the South Madison Police Station.