November is Native American Heritage month, but Native Americans, especially in Wisconsin, are facing several issues such as education, land, and mascots.
Did you know that Dane County is one of the most unequal places in the entire country when it comes to the color of your skin?
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.
How are we preparing Madison youth for life after high school? Are we giving equal access to opportunities for each student? What work is being conducted to combat racism in our schools? What is our three year plan for bridging the extraordinary disparities in academic success between white and black students? Check out this edition of A Public Affair with the Superintendent of MMSD to find out more!
The New Yorker’s Jelani Cobb reflects on his trip to Ferguson, Missouri.
Artist Jovita Hogan has been using her installation art pieces at city libraries to have conversations about racism. It’s all part of the city’s Justified Anger project.