Madison, July 1961 On the 14th, city planners report that State Street suffers from traffic congestion, inadequate parking, and bad design and they recommend a coordinated, three-phase improvement plan.[i] They’re especially concerned about the first two blocks, which tax records and assessments reveal as the most valuable for shopping. The problems aren’t new; the report […]
“Sifting and Winnowing and Film Burning: The Film UW Restricted” will be presented this Sunday, April 18 at 6 p.m. on PBS Wisconsin, presented by PBS Wisconsin and the UW Public History Project. You can register for the event here. The program features never before seen footage exposing housing discrimination in 1962 Madison. The brainchild […]
Helena White interviews Rhonda Greer Robinson, President of the Rockford NAACP, about the impact of climate change and environmental racism on the black community in northern Illinois.
MADISON (WORT) — Kermit Hovey interviews Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program Jacqui Patterson at the 2015 RENEW Wisconsin Policy Summit.
President of Dane County NAACP, Gwendolyn Jones, joined Monday Buzz host Aaron Perry to talk about the organizations 1st Annual NAACP Dane County Freedom Fund Gala “All In For Justice and Equality.” For more information about this event, go to http://www.naacpofdaneco.org/freedom-fund-gala-info–tickets.html.
What is the Madison community doing to solve its racial equity gap? How can you help? Tune in to this edition of A Public Affair to hear more.