Yesterday, a crowd of people gathered into a Capitol hearing room yesterday. They were there to comment on a slate of bills being considered by an assembly committee on family […]
Our Carceral System is Broken. Meet the Folks Working to Change It.
According to an updated report from the Sentencing Project, Wisconsin leads the nation in Black imprisonment rates—one of every 36 Black Wisconsinites is in prison. It’s a sobering statistic. How […]
Ex-incarcerated Persons Organizing: Year in Review
In this month’s 8 O’Clock Buzz — ExPO edition, Jerome Dillard speaks with several of his ExPO (Ex-incarcerated Persons Organizing) associates, Brittany Moes, Peggy West, and Ramiah Whiteside, about the […]
Prisons without walls
On this month’s 8 O’Clock Buzz — EXPO hour, Jerome Dillard talks with Ron Schroeder, Peggy West-Schroeder, and Ramiah Whiteside about their personal experiences with extended supervision (a.k.a. “parole”), the […]
COVID-19 Inside Wisconsin Prisons with EXPO’s Ramiah Whiteside &...
As traumatic as the pandemic has been, imagine if you were locked up, where you cannot properly socially distance, or always get access to hand sanitizer. Imagine watching your cellmate […]
COVID inmate vaccinations, and more…
On this month’s Ex-PO edition of the 8 O’Clock Buzz, Jerome Dillard talks with prison reform activists Ramiah Whiteside and Kevin Cook about a number of topics, first and foremost […]