In response to the most recent and ongoing racial injustices, and in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, the “Human Family” virtual festival will feature art created by Black women. We will feature a palette of emerging and established artists drawn from Madison’s rich arts scene, while also celebrating women from the past who […]
In the summer of 1998, Time magazine asked, “Is Feminism Dead?” In reality, it was very much alive. On the margins of mainstream media coverage, lesbians, women of color, and international coalitions were paving the way for 21st-century feminism, including the 2017 Women’s March and the #MeToo movement. On today’s show, guest host Nan Enstad explores […]
Tyina Steptoe, author of the article “Hip Hop is the Soundtrack to Black Lives Matter” discusses the relationship between music and protest with Friday Buzz host Jonathan Zarov. Tyina is a former WORT mainstay, a long time volunteer and co-host of “In Our Backyard” back in the aughts. She’s currently an associate professor of history […]
Damita Brown talks with… Karl Locher from the Madison Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America about electoral reform and moving the Democratic party to the left and breaking the two party system Lorrie Hurckes Dwyer, Ryan Eykholt, and Araceli Esparza from Dane County Time Bank about Police Free Schools and what Dane County Time Bank […]
The BLM wants to get rid of wild horses on public land, and American Wild Horse Campaign is suing them. For the first part of the show, Esty talks with Suzanne Roy about the rounding up the horses. Suzanne is the executive director of AWHC. In the second half of the show, we talk with […]
Wednesday host Lilada Gee speaks with activist Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. Her new memoir is called When They Call You a Terrorist.