Young, Gifted And Black On New County Jail Plan

Young, Gifted and Black on New County Jail PlanOn December 27, 2014, Brandi Grayson addressed a crowd of almost a thousand as they blocked traffic on Madison’s East Washington Avenue.  The Young Gifted and Black Coalition organized dozens of similar protests in the wake of a Race to Equity report that condemned racial disparities in Madison and Dane County and later, in response […]

Movement For Black Lives

Movement for Black LivesWas the pepper spray necessary for the protesters at the Black Lives Matter Conference in Cleveland last weekend? When will this pattern of police brutality end? Today host Karma Chavez talked with Brandi Grayson, Alix Shabazz, Lexy Ware and M. Adams from Young Gifted and Black about the Movement for Black Lives Conference, Sandra Bland and the state of the movement.

Peaceful Protesters Arrested At Tony Robinson Rally

Peaceful Protesters Arrested At Tony Robinson RallyMADISON (WORT) — Hundreds of Madison residents gathered to protest the District Attorney’s decision not to charge the officer who shot and killed 19-year-old Tony Robinson. By the end of the peaceful protest, dozens of police officers were on the scene and arrests were made.

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