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What You Can Do for racial equity in Wisconsin

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MADISON (WKOW) -- In the WKOW documentary, "Our Wisconsin: Equity & Justice For All?" we examined a series of serious racial disparities in Wisconsin that are the biggest gaps in the nation. Awareness of the issues is just the start.  Education and action are necessary if equitable changes are to happen.  Below are some answers to the question, "What can I do?" This resource will be a continuing work in progress, so let me know if you have any suggestions to add at, gjeschke@wkow.com.

ATTEND racial justice workshops offered by the Madison YWCA, Justified Anger Coalition, Madison Institutes For The Healing of Racism.
READ local minority newspapers/websites; The Madison Times, Madison 365.
CONTACT social justice groups and follow on social media; Groundwork, Justified Anger Coalition, Social Justice Center, Young, Gifted & Black Coalition.
VISIT local events like the annual Juneteenth Celebration and South Madison International Community Night.

BOOKS TO READ
JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson
THE WARMTH  OF OTHER SUNS by Isabel Wilkerson
THE NEW JIM CROW by Michelle Alexander
RACIAL HEALING by Nathan Rutstein
UPROOTING RACISM by Paul Kivel
WHITE LIKE ME by Tim Wise
NEVER SAY NIGGER AGAIN by M. Garlinda Burton

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