Cruz and Sanders in Madison, State Democrats Split, Event On Issues Facing Black Women And Girls

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders are projected to be the likely winners of Wisconsin’s primaries according to a Marquette University Law School poll. We’ll talk to WPR reporters who covered their campaign events in Madison yesterday. Many organizations focused on racial and gender equality are using the hashtag “Her Dream Deferred” this week to shine light on issues facing black women and girls in America. An event organizer explains the importance of talking about these issues.

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  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Kimberle Williams Crenshaw Guest
  • Mike Wagner Guest
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Parth Shah Guest

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