One in five girls in Wisconsin is currently living in poverty. Significantly more Wisconsin girls than boys report experiencing cyberbullying; they also experience higher rates of child abuse. More Wisconsin girls than boys report suicidal planning and self-harm behaviors. These are just a few of the findings of the The Status of Girls in Wisconsin: […]
We kick off our first week of winter pledge drive with today’s episode about food justice. Our guest is Monica M. White, professor of community and environmental sociology and author of Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement. She, Patty, and fundraising volunteer Kathy Hoveland have a lively conversation about the history of […]
For today’s episode, guest host Bert Zipperer is joined in the studio by Geraldine Paredes Vásquez and Bill Baldon of YWCA Madison to discuss issues of racial equity and the collaborative work of fostering justice in our communities. Geraldine (Gery) Paredes Vásquez is the Race and Gender Equity Director at YWCA Madison. Between 2013 and […]
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 […]