articles tagged "Race"
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 | A Public Affair
Racial disparities have been plaguing Dane County for quite sometime. To talk about it, our host Karma Chavez talked with Erica Nelson, an attorney who practices public interest law and policy and Colleen Butler, YWCA’s Racial Justice & Outreach Director, on Wednesday September 25th. more »
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 | buzz
Dr. Richard Harris, author of “Growing Up Black in South Madison: An Economic Disenfranchise Of South Madison” spoke with the Buzz on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. more »
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 | buzz
Lawrence Blum, writer of, “High Schools, Race, and America’s Future” and professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts. The book he wrote after teaching a course on race and racism at the local high school. After listening to the students, Blum says that, younger people are more comfortable with racial difference, “They are less anxious than many people of my generation, but I don’t think they necessarily know the history and how is permeates American life and American history. In some ways their comfort with race makes them not recognize the importance of learning about that history. In a way, I think they are congratulating themselves a little prematurely.” The point of his course was to provide a basic historical literacy about race. more »