What do you do with your place at the table: Dr. Mae Jemison Keynotes UW’s Annual MLK Lecture

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

Coming For The Crown: UW Badgers defeat Michigan Wolverines 35-14

Amidst the packed crowd and exuberant student section dressed in all white, there was an unrequited tension within Camp Randall Stadium. Both teams knew that this game would likely steer the trajectory of their seasons. A win could set the pace for the Big Ten title race. A few statements were made today by the … Continue reading Coming For The Crown: UW Badgers defeat Michigan Wolverines 35-14

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

Wisconsin’s defense shines in 24-15 victory over Northwestern

Wisconsin's defense came up huge in the 24-15 victory over Northwestern at Camp Randall. The Badger’s held the Wildcats to 3.1 yards per play and scored two touchdowns in this matchup against last year's Big Ten West division champions.  Deep in the third quarter, Safety Eric Burrell forced a strip-sack on a perfectly timed blitz … Continue reading Wisconsin’s defense shines in 24-15 victory over Northwestern

On The Modern Black Cinematic Renaissance

Currently, there is a renaissance brewing in Black film, entertainment and visual culture that is being jolted by Black creatives who are harnessing their “otherness” and attempting to take advantage of, invert or reposition white spectatorship in relation to the consumption of Black images by creating marketable, holistic, and humanized narratives. "The only color Hollywood … Continue reading On The Modern Black Cinematic Renaissance