Max Prestigiacomo’s tumultuous year on the Madison Common Council

Interview by Karl Locher The now-former District 8 Alder reflects on his time in office. This story was produced in partnership with Red Madison/Tone Madison Following a year of protests against police violence, the Spring 2021 elections were a mixed … Continue reading Max Prestigiacomo’s tumultuous year on the Madison Common Council

From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will be Free

Collection of pieces from Palestine Can’t Breathe – Save Sheikh Jarrah Protest at the Madison Capitol building on 5/15/21 Rally Report By Scot McCullough Approximately 150 people gathered in Madison on Saturday, May 15 in solidarity with Palestinians for a … Continue reading From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will be Free

It’s Not Just the South: Anti-Black Racism in the Great Lakes

US cultural memory seems to embrace the defeat of the South in the US Civil War as an exoneration of the North. But the North has racism baked into its core. The contemporary and historical experiences of Black Americans in the North – especially in the Great Lakes region – show how true this is. Continue reading It’s Not Just the South: Anti-Black Racism in the Great Lakes