It has been almost seven months since the University of Wisconsin Madison’s 2019 Homecoming video was released. Although things may seem quiet on campus now, the Student Inclusion Coalition (SIC) is still hard at work as a voice for all marginalized students on campus. Each demand “SIC Demands” released by SIC is now being addressed … Continue reading SIC… Where Are They Now?
A petition to implement a multicultural space in the Wisconsin School of Business was started about a month ago by UW Sophomore Nalah McWhorter.
Credit: Jeff Miller - UW-Madison In a place like Madison, it’s easy to be fixated on the campus. However, there is a city filled with people, specifically youth, that college students can be a part of serving. Almost a year after the release of Dr. Bianca Baldridge’s book, Reclaiming Community: Race and the Uncertain Future … Continue reading The Critical Nature of Youth Work
Tuesday night, Kiley Ogodogu and her eight-year-old daughter Niya were patiently enduring a band concert in their hometown of Oregon, when they received a text about UW-Madison’s annual Martin Luther King Lecture featuring Dr. Mae C. Jemison. The mother, daughter duo rushed to UW-Madison’s Union South as fast as they could. “I thought it was … Continue reading What do you do with your place at the table: Dr. Mae Jemison Keynotes UW’s Annual MLK Lecture
“I want people to know that this is a tactic of the university that they use to push people of color out when we are fighting too hard to protect ourselves."
Nobody starts where they end, within this process, there is always a journey, and in this journey, one starts out comfortable, but then things change. Life changes, and before you can stand out you have to learn how to fit in because things don’t end up as they start. This is a paraphrased message preached … Continue reading Students are SIC of UW: Student Inclusion Coalition Demands UW To Do Better
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
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