The report was put together following an investigation by Valerie Bailey-Rihn – who was, until recently, a Dane County Judge. In her investigation, Bailey-Rihn reviewed zoo files, emails and records. […]
EEOC Files Lawsuit Over Racial Discrimination
Lakeside Plastics, in Oshkosh Wisconsin, violated civil rights law when it subjected a Black employee to a hostile work environment because of his race. According to a lawsuit filed by […]
Legislators Aim to Ban Hair Discrimination
Under current Wisconsin law, discrimination based on race is prohibited, but, the state doesn’t have any laws that protect a person’s hairstyle. Now, Representative LaKeshia Myers of Milwaukee has authored a […]
Wisconsin Fails Children of Color
The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently ranked Wisconsin the worst state in the nation to raise an African-American child. The Monday Buzz talks to Nonet Sykes about the report, why Wisconsin ranks so poorly and what, if anything we can do about it.
Justice? is Served
In a decision that has been accused of racial bias, George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Treyvon Martin on July 13th, 2013. Margaret Kimberly, writer for Black Agenda Report, joined Jan Miyasaki on the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss her views on the shooting, the trial and ultimately the acquittal.