With election day fast approaching tomorrow, today we turn our attention to the fight for Native American voting rights with Jean Reith Schroedel, author of the new book Voting in Indian Country: The View from the Trenches. Jean Reith Schroedel is the Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy at Claremont Graduate University. She is […]
Regular guest host Jerome Dillard talks with Peggy West, ExPO Campaign Coordinator, and David Liners, WISDOM State Director, about voting: for incarcerated individuals, Wisconsin voter disenfranchisement while in the community, the fact that the 14th amendment doesn’t limit felons from voting, Jim Crow tactics in Wisconsin national and local elections. Also timely, issues surrounding COVID […]
Earlier this week, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul issued a press release reminding the people of Wisconsin that voter intimidation is illegal, and setting out the intent of the Department of Justice to enforce the law and prosecute offenders. Here to talk about what constitutes voter intimidation—and what to do if you see or experience […]
This being the 100th anniversary of the origin of the League of Women Voters (LWV), expanding from the women’s suffrage movement, the LWV’s goals of empowering voters, voter registration, issue-based advocacy, and non-partisan voter-related investigations, has been challenged to protect the vote like never before in recent history. Jan talks with Eileen Newcomer, Voter Education […]
With Wisconsin’s partisan primary just around the corner, today Ali spends the hour talking voting rights, voter access, and getting out the Black vote this year during the pandemic with two of Wisconsin’s prominent voter advocates, Anita Johnson from VoteRiders and Minister Gregory Lewis with Souls to the Polls in Milwaukee. Anita Johnson is the […]
In today’s 8 O’Clock Buzz Ex-PO hour, Jerome Dillard speaks with Melissa Sargent, candidate for the 16th District Senate seat vacated by Mark Miller. The discussion focuses on her work on social justice issues, investing in people and opportunities rather than punishment, disproportionate rates of arrest for people of color, legalization of cannabis, and more.