Accounting For Homeless Youth In Wisconsin, Black History Of Beloit, Washington News

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, second from right, speaks as candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., second from left, watch during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. John Bazemore/AP Photo

We learn about a new joint investigation into Wisconsin’s homeless youth from a project editor. Then we talk about the lives of African Americans living in Beloit in the first decades of the 1900s. And we review top national politics stories, including a recap of Tuesday night’s Democratic debate.

Featured in this Show

  • The Experience Of Homeless Youth In Wisconsin

    Last year, state lawmakers made it easier for homeless youth to find shelter in Wisconsin. But advocates say a lot still needs to be done. We talk to the editor of a new investigation from Wisconsin Watch and the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service into homeless youth in the state.

  • The Early History Of African Americans In Beloit

    With Black History Month coming to a close this week, we talk to someone working to spread the stories of African Americans early history in Beloit, Wisconsin.

  • This Week In Washington – February 26, 2020

    Democrats running for president held their final debate before the South Carolina primary this weekend, with Super Tuesday just days later. We talk about what’s shaping the race ahead of the key contests. We also check up on other news in national politics.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Jim Malewitz Guest
  • Linda Fair Guest
  • Daniel Newhauser Guest
  • Lauren Gambino Guest
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer

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