The Final UpRise Slam Will Be This Friday

The UpRise Poetry Collective is hosting its final slam this Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Play Circle. The final bout will reveal the 2020 UpRise Team headed to College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) for the third year in a row. The last standing poets are made up of … Continue reading The Final UpRise Slam Will Be This Friday

Reflections on the Museum of African American History and Culture

When at 1400 Constitution Ave in Washington, DC one cannot help, but notice the massive bronze infrastructure before their eyes. There will be birds soaring high grabbing your attention, as they glide pass the National Monument. Below, will be a luxury pond designed to create an ecstatic hymn, soothing sound hypnotizing your ears to stick … Continue reading Reflections on the Museum of African American History and Culture

UW’s First-Year Student Diversity Training Sees Major Changes

Our Wisconsin, the first-year student diversity training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, had an extensive change this school year with marginalized students in mind.  “My goal was removing the burden from marginalized students to educate their white peers on these issues,” Aaminah Long said. Long is beginning her second year as the Coordinator for Inclusion … Continue reading UW’s First-Year Student Diversity Training Sees Major Changes

Jasmine Kiah Puts Whiteness on Notice with The Humane Experiment: The Encounter

Culture shock is common for students coming to a new place. However, it is very difficult to be a creative when you feel like everything is against you. Jasmine Kiah went through this struggle her first few years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A First Wave scholar, Kiah came into UW-Madison with the aspirations to … Continue reading Jasmine Kiah Puts Whiteness on Notice with The Humane Experiment: The Encounter

Badgers Represent at the 7th annual International Colloquium in Ireland

The seventh annual International Colloquium on Black Male’s in Education, took place October 22nd – 26th in Dublin, Ireland. Wisconsin had four promising undergraduate scholars represent the university; Junior Kingsley Pissang, Senior Nasitta Keita, Senior Tashiana Lipscomb, and myself, Senior Paul Jackson II. Moderators for the Colloquium, Chair Dr. Jerlando F.L. Jackson and Co-Chair Dr. … Continue reading Badgers Represent at the 7th annual International Colloquium in Ireland