MADISON (WORT) — Hundreds of Madison residents gathered to protest the District Attorney’s decision not to charge the officer who shot and killed 19-year-old Tony Robinson. By the end of the peaceful protest, dozens of police officers were on the scene and arrests were made.
M Adams, of the Young Gifted and Black Coalition, joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Jan Miyasaki to talk about today’s Black Out Wednesday protest in response to the DA’s decision not bring charges against Officer Matt Kenny.
MADISON (WORT) — After months of public discussion and debate, five Dane County Board Supervisors have introduced a resolution aimed at comprehensive reform at the Dane County Jail.
M Adams, a leader in the Young Gifted and Black Coalition, and Amelia Maurer, a police reform advocate, join Jonathan Zarov on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk more about body cams and whether they might help to prevent police violence.
What’s happening with the Dane County Jail? Is a new prison being built? Is the old prison being renovated? What do prison abolitionists think of the plans? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!