Monuments to important Civil War “heroes” have come into question lately, primarily those persons who fought to support slavery. Jan interviews Louis P. Nelson, noted historian and professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia, about the issues surrounding these monuments. He will be giving a lecture at U.W. on Thursday, November 15.
Today’s pledge drive edition features Carousel’s interview with Margaret Hagerman, author of White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America. Margaret Hagerman is an assistant professor of sociology at Mississippi State University, where she also serves as affiliate faculty in the African American studies program and the gender studies program. Her research focuses […]
Calling all cyclists! On today’s special pledge drive edition, Patty “takes the lane” with Adonia Lugo, author of Bicycle/Race: Transportation, Culture, and Resistance. Over the course of the hour, they have a freewheeling conversation about all things bikes and transportation including urban exploration, mobility justice, how we communicate and interact when we’re traveling, and the changing cultural […]
As Wisconsin’s elections approach, one non-profit is calling for voters to start talking about race. On the eve of last week’s primary, the group Kids Forward declared the start of a new campaign, called Race to the Polls. Spokesperson Wenona Wolf says it’s really more of a movement. “The real goal of the campaign is […]
This Sunday is Madison’s annual OutReach Pride Parade, but what should be a celebratory event has recently come under some controversy over whether Madison Police should be allowed to formally participate in the event. After last year’s parade, some members of the LGBTQ+ community and communities of color objected to the number of armed, uniformed […]
What exactly is a microaggression? How do black women experience microaggressions on a day-to-day basis? On today’s show, Lilada Gee is joined in the studio by Connie Miles and Alexandra Gee-Lewis, with Dr. Jenn joining the conversation via phone. They share their stories of microaggressions in stores, at work, at the gym, and in many […]