Yesterday saw two major news events impacting the Black community in America. Earlier in the day, authorities announced that the police officers involved in the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha last summer will not face any criminal charges. But yesterday was also a monumental day in Georgia, where the organizing work of Stacey Abrams […]
Milele Chikasa Anana, a prominent leader in the Madison community and longtime publisher of UMOJA Magazine, passed away last week. Today on the show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow and Hedi Rudd offer a radio tribute to Ms. Milele’s incredible life and legacy, with a wide range of listeners calling in to share their own stories […]
“Poverty is an eternal apocalypse,” says writer and activist Mikki Kendall. “Everyone who can’t afford to survive is going through their own personal apocalypse.” She joins Ali on the show today to discuss her new book, Hood Feminism, along with a number of social and personal topics ranging from access to basic essentials and hoarding […]
In his recent budget proposal, Governor Tony Evers proposes to expand Medicaid coverage and allot $28 million to women’s and infant health. Today on the show, we take a close look at women’s health in the state of Wisconsin. Our guests are Lisa Peyton-Caire, founder and president of the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, and […]
What exactly is a microaggression? How do black women experience microaggressions on a day-to-day basis? On today’s show, Lilada Gee is joined in the studio by Connie Miles and Alexandra Gee-Lewis, with Dr. Jenn joining the conversation via phone. They share their stories of microaggressions in stores, at work, at the gym, and in many […]
On today’s show, Wednesday host Lilada Gee talks with Hope Wiseman, founder of the medical cannabis dispensary Mary and Main. Responding to questions and comments from callers, they discuss the therapeutic role of marijuana, the conversation around legalization, and cultural barriers to medical cannabis use and distribution, especially for people of color.