The firing (and later reinstatement) of security guard Marlon Anderson by Madison Metropolitan School District for repeating a racial slur in an educational moment with a student has ignited a national conversation about race, racism, language, history, and context. Today on the podcast, guest host Harry Hawkins facilitates a timely round table about the n-word, […]
We pick back up with another edition of Meet the Candidates, this time for the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) school board. For today’s show, Carousel interviews the candidates for seat 3, Cris Carusi and Kaleem Caire. They spend the hour discussing their priorities for the students and teachers of Madison’s K–12 school system.
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with community leaders about why they’ve been happy in their advocacy work this year. We hear from Dawn Berney, Executive Director of Jewish Social Services; Kaleem Caire, Founder, President and CEO of One City Early Learning Centers, John Hendrick, District 6 Supervisor and Project Director – Attorney at Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups; […]
Which are the most racist cities in America? Is Madison one of them? How can we work towards racial progress in our city? Check our this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
How is Kaleem Caire working to revitalize South Madison Child Development Inc.? What is the importance of the learning that takes place in kindergarten? How can a learning center prepare children to achieve by first grade?
87% of Black and 94% of Latino children attending elementary schools serving South Madison residents are reading at grade level.