How do we understand “White Nation” supremacism and the struggle against it in the current period? What has changed and what kind of organized movement will we need to resist and get beyond “Trumpism?” Today’s guest is the decades-long antiracist and gender equity activist Jamala Rogers, author of Ferguson is America: Roots of Rebellion—a chronicle of […]
It seems lately that every political commentator and columnist has become an authority on the state of free speech on college campuses. We’re constantly hearing that universities have been taken over by coddled students demanding to be protected from any idea or opinion that might make them uncomfortable. Lately the debate over campus speech has gotten […]
The Consent, Amplified panel discussion Tone Madison hosted on November 15 at Arts + Literature Lab was hardly the first conversation people have had about making Madison’s music community a better place for women and other marginalized people. However, moderator Emily Mills invited four guests—Martha White of the Cardinal Bar, independent promoters Lili Luxe and Sarah […]
This week in 1961, Madison police were dealing with marauding gangs of unruly teens creating havoc on State Street. Exactly seven years later, they were confronting serious charges of racism.
Tone Madison contributor Michael Penn II joins editor Scott Gordon for a discussion about “The Circus,” Penn’s ongoing essay series about racism and violence in Madison. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Alix Shabazz, M Adams, and T Banks from Freedom, Inc. join Carousel Bayrd in the studio to talk about the past week in Madison, from black on black crime, racism in the community, Genele Laird, and the criminal justice system. You can find out more about Freedom Inc on Facebook, Twitter, and their website.