Solitary Confinement Changes, Sexual Assault Reporting On Campus, Black Lives Matter And The Civil Rights Movement

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The Black Lives Matter movement made waves a number of times in 2015, but where do they fit in the larger picture of civil rights in America? Our guest looks at where the movement has been, and discusses where he thinks it’s going. We also get the latest on the reporting of sexual assaults at UW campuses, and get the story behind Waupun inmates who said they weren’t notified of changes to the state’s solitary confinement policy.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Dee Hall Guest
  • Karen Herzog Guest
  • Chad Dion Lassiter Guest

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