According to the Madison Police Department, 2020 has had a reported 143 shots-fired incidents so far, an 88% increase from the same period last year. Madison community leaders and activists expressed their frustrations with officials’ inability to take meaningful action against gun violence at a press conference this afternoon. The conference was held outdoors on […]
James Morgan, Peer Support Specialist at Madison Urban Ministries and member of Ex-PO interviews Latoya Greer about her experiences as a Black woman in the current system of law enforcement, incarceration, and the effects of the COVID-19 restrictions on the incarcerated individuals in the state.
Jerome Dillard talks with James Morgan and Rachel Kincade from MOSES Madison, Madison Organizing in Strength, Equity, and Solidarity. MOSES is about building community relations, and in this episode of the 8 o’clock Buzz, the discussion topics are Closing the Green Bay Correction Campaign, prison reform in Wisconsin, and legal and social barriers to those […]
Jerome Dillard from Ex Incarcerated Persons Organizing (ExPO) talks with Ramiah Whiteside, Barron Walker, and James Morgan about their problems, ideas, and solutions to re-integrating persons released from prisons into the community.
James Dillard interviews Aaron Hicks of Nehemiah, James Morgan of the Madison Area Urban Ministries, and Felix Giboney from Trained to Grow about the difficulties facing African American youth today and their efforts to intervene, provide peer support, help deal with family issues and generally “walk with them” to help provide positive opportunities and “lived […]