City of Madison

BIPOC community of Madison less likely to get mental health support despite higher COVID-19 rates

'The cultural stigma in discussing and addressing mental health illnesses is also prevalent, particularly among communities of color,' state rep. says

MLK symposium
News

MLK Symposium keynote speaker Isabel Wilkerson reflects on U.S. caste system

Wilkerson's recent book 'Caste' looks at how advent of slavery led to caste system that continues to exist in today's United States

City of Madison

Hundreds march to Meriter, St. Mary’s protesting racial disparities in healthcare

Protestors shared their traumatic birthing experiences, addressed hospital presidents

City of Madison

Wisconsin racial disparities persist, city, local activists work to alleviate gaps in Madison

'The city has participated in discrimination ... whether actively or passively,' must seize opportunities to change, city official says

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin ACT scores reveal glaring disparities, DPI, UW work to address

'A lot going on outside the schools sets the stage for what we see inside the schools,' UW expert says

Column

The ugly truth about being black in Wisconsin

Increase in hate crimes, continuing racial disparities show Wisconsin has a long way to go in racial equity

UW-Madison Campus

Fifty years later, America facing similar race issues, speakers say

During the Johnson administration, America was 'moving toward two societies,' report says not much has changed

Point-counterpoint

Point Counterpoint: Evers must unfreeze voucher program to mend achievement gap

Studies have shown school choices addresses racial, socioeconomic disparities that create achievement gap

Column

Wisconsin Poverty Center report serves as painful reminder of Milwaukee’s racial disparities

High incarcertaion rates, wide achievement gap make Milwaukee terrible place for African-Americans

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