Today, Allen turns the mic over to WORT’s listeners. Topics include the 100th anniversary of the November 2nd, 1917 Balfour Declaration, the Wisconsin legislature’s effort to open up sulfide mining in the state, continuing news of the WEDC board and Foxconn, and news about the Dane County jail renovations.
On December 27, 2014, Brandi Grayson addressed a crowd of almost a thousand as they blocked traffic on Madison’s East Washington Avenue. The Young Gifted and Black Coalition organized dozens of similar protests in the wake of a Race to Equity report that condemned racial disparities in Madison and Dane County and later, in response […]
MADISON (WORT) — On Tuesday, the Public Protection & Judiciary Committee convened once again to debate options for the jail. Activists from Young, Gifted, and Black were there and so was WORT’s Antonio Marquez.
Ann Pooler from Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality and Solidarity, or MOSES joins us to talk alternatives to the county jail.
Have you been following the Madison protests against the proposed Dane County jail? Did you hear about the “die-in” on the steps of the City-County Building?
MADISON (WORT) — The civil unrest sparked by events in Ferguson, MI is catalyzing local opposition to a new Dane County Jail. Reporters Cameron Bren and Antonio Marquez attended Tuesday’s rally at the City-County Building organized by the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition.