Guests George Gonis and Bill Lueders join us to talk about UW-Madison’s decision to remove Fredric March’s name from the university, amid a growing number of scholars, actors, and civil rights advocates who argue that decision was hasty, and should be reconsidered.
Grappling with Madison’s Racist Past – And Present
For today’s show, Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd talks about uncovering UW–Madison’s campus history with Kacie Lucchini Butcher, director of the Public History Project. They discuss some of the project’s research, […]
The History Of The KKK In American Politics
Today’s episode is a rebroadcast from July 5, 2018. With the national conversation about white supremacy on the rise, Allen talks to historian Linda Gordon about her latest book, The […]
Memorial Union agrees to remove names of KKK-tied alumni
The Memorial Union Council voted Tuesday to remove the names of two men who belonged to a campus group which used the name Ku Klux Klan in the early 1900s […]
Community Meets to Discuss Campus Rooms Named After KKK-Affiliated Alu...
Around 80 community members met today to discuss whether the UW should rename two rooms at the Memorial Union, named after alumni affiliated with a campus Ku Klux Klan […]
The History of the KKK in American Politics with Professor Linda Gordo...
Thursday host Allen Ruff talks to professor and award-winning historian Linda Gordon about her new book, The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and […]