Combatting Racism, School Year Ends In Pandemic, Safe Traveling In Wisconsin

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Protesters rally near the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon
Protesters rally near the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon, June 7, 2020. Corrinne Hess/WPR

Protests following George Floyd’s killing have brought racism in America into the spotlight. We talk about the work white people can do to combat racism. Plus, high school seniors share their thoughts about ending the school year during a pandemic. We also talk about safe summer travel.

Featured in this Show

  • How White People Can Put In The Work To Combat Racism

    We talk to an author and antiracism educator about what it means to be actively antiracist and how any person who holds white privilege can put in the work and challenge their own complicity in the system.

  • High School Seniors Reflect on Graduating During A Pandemic

    High school graduations looked and felt a lot different this year, with the COVID-19 pandemic putting a stop to the traditional ceremonies, traditions, and rites of passage. We hear from seniors in Monona about their feelings on graduation and hear what they’re planning to do next.

  • How To Have Fun In Wisconsin This Summer – Despite The Coronavirus

    Summer in Wisconsin is typically filled with fun, tasty and musical events, but the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many of them to be canceled or at least, delayed. Thankfully, there are still plenty of outdoor activities across the state to enjoy. We’ll highlight a few and welcome your suggestions.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Layla Saad Guest
  • Maureen McCollum Guest
  • Gary Knowles Guest