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Jul 19, 2024

The Village of Shorewood Hills Board of Trustees rejected a resolution to censure trustee Shabnam Lotfi after she called out racial discrimination, but how did it get that far? On the podcast today we talk through this case as an example of how seemingly small policies and procedures can be used as a tool to...


Jul 12, 2024

On the podcast today, Omar recaps his experience at the President's stop in Madison last week and his visit to a practice of the Midwest Warriors, Madison's new amateur football team, which is currently undefeated in its second season in the Northern Lights Football League. Then, we head to Breese Stevens Field to catch...


Jul 5, 2024

A 14-year-old student was excluded from a University of Wisconsin precollege program because the university wasn't able to accommodate that student's disability. Today, we hear from the student and their mom. Plus, Rob heads to the Gamma Ray Bar to ask owner Kevin Wilmot II what it takes to open a live venue...


Jun 28, 2024

A leaked customer list of a website that sells hate music includes the name of a Racine police officer. On today's podcast, Rob, Omar and Rodlyn-mae talk through what "hate music" is and why a cop listening to it might raise concerns. Plus, Rodlyn-mae introduces us to musician Leslia Damaso, Omar recounts his star turn...


Jun 21, 2024

Three seventh graders in Sun Prairie were suspended and excluded from the school's year-end celebration because one of them gave another a hair trim -- because the school considered the clippers a weapon. This week, we talk through what we know, how it could have been handled differently, and whether race was a factor....