Police Perspective Of Jacob Blake Shooting, Menominee Teacher On National Award And Goals, Time To Vote Movement

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John W. Jones, right, shows an ID before voting Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Whitewater. Angela Major/WPR

We get a law enforcement take on the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Plus, a teacher of traditional Menominee arts speaks with us about community and classroom goals after receiving a national award in human and civil rights. Then representatives from two businesses leading a charge for others to give employees ample time to vote talk about the movement.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Police Organization's Take On Jacob Blake Shooting And Kenosha Violence

    We talk with the head of the state’s largest law enforcement group about the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha police and the violence in the city that followed.

  • Wisconsin Teacher Of Menominee Arts Wins National Award

    After being named Wisconsin Teacher of the Year for 2019, a teacher of traditional Menominee arts has won a prestigious national award. We talk with him about his goals and hopes for his students and community.

  • More Than 700 Companies Join Movement To Ensure Employees Have Time To Vote

    We talk with representatives from two of the companies that founded a business-led movement to give employees more opportunity to cast ballots.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Jim Palmer Guest
  • Benjamin Grignon Guest
  • Corley Kenna Guest
  • Franz Passche Guest

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