States pass abortion restrictions, Milwaukee artist paints with water, Making the outdoors inclusive

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Abortion rights demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington
Abortion rights demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Among abortion-rights activists, there’s relief and optimism as the Biden administration takes power Biden is expected to soon issue executive orders reversing anti-abortion actions taken by Trump. Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo

We talk to a law professor about new abortion restriction passed in states around the country. Then, we talk to a Milwaukee artist who paints with water from lakes and rivers that have a connection to Black history. Later, we learn more about an organization working to make the outdoors more accessible for marginalized communities.

Featured in this Show

  • Abortion access limited by new laws in multiple states

    Kentucky and Florida are among a handful of states that passed new abortion bans in recent weeks. We check in on the status of reproductive rights in the U.S.

  • New exhibit features paintings by Milwaukee-native using water with ties to Black history

    Artist and Milwaukee-native Khari Turner was recently dubbed one of seven artists to watch in 2022. We’ll hear about his upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Wisconsin Art featuring his paintings that incorporate water from lakes, rivers and oceans that are tied to Black history.

  • Wisconsin organization increases access to the outdoors for marginalized groups

    Color in the Outdoors is a Wisconsin-based organization working to promote diversity, accessibility and inclusivity in the outdoors. Join us to hear from the founder about why he works to make the outdoors a space for everyone and how you can be a part of the organization’s mission.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Michelle Oberman Guest
  • Khari Turner Guest
  • Christopher Kilgour Guest