You’ve probably been hearing a lot in local media this week about a new report on equity in music and the arts. It comes from the City of Madison’s Task Force on Equity in Music and Entertainment, a body that was formed in 2017 after years of pushing from hip-hop artists and their advocates in […]
Restorative justice is an alternative to the traditional model of our law-and-order system that focuses on rehabilitation and reconciliation rather than punishment. The Dane County Community Restorative Court is a local initiative that uses a restorative justice model to resolve young adult misdemeanor law violations in South Madison. Since its founding in 2014, the CRC has […]
Harry Hawkins fills in for regular Wednesday host Lilada Gee. He’s talking about “Black History for a New Day,” a class offered to potential white allies from Justified Anger. His guests are Dr. Karen Reece, Director of Research and Program Evaluation, and Bill Rockwell, who took the course last year. The “Black History for a New […]
(WORT) — The Urban Community Arts Network is a Madison-based non-profit group that works to support the city’s hip-hop community through fostering and empowering musicians and artists. The group, known as UCAN, is celebrating the local scene this weekend with the sixth annual Madison Hip-Hop Awards. The show will be held on Saturday, November 7 at the Barrymore Theatre.