Special "Here and Now" Will Explore Race and Social Justice

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015

For More Information:

David Glisczinski, WPT publicist, david.glisczinski@wpt.org

Joel Waldinger, WPT producer, joel.waldinger@wpt.org 

Special "Here and Now" Will Explore Race and Social Justice

Guest panel includes Madison Police Chief Mike Koval, Boys & Girls Club of Dane County President and CEO Michael Johnson, YWCA Madison CEO Rachel Krinsky and Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church Rev. Everett D. Mitchell

In the wake of the officer-involved shooting death of Tony Robinson, Wisconsin Public Television's news and public affairs program Here and Now will broadcast a special panel discussion 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13 to further explore race and social justice in Madison and in communities throughout Wisconsin.

On the program, community leaders in Madison will discuss the broader issues of race relations and law enforcement following Robinson's death. Panelists include Madison Police Chief Mike Koval, Boys & Girls Club of Dane County President and CEO Michael Johnson, YWCA Madison CEO Rachel Krinsky and Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church Rev. Everett D. Mitchell. Anchor Frederica Freyberg will moderate the discussion.

This episode of Here and Now airs 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13 on Wisconsin Public Television and live on the Web at wpt.org. Wisconsin Public Radio will simulcast audio from the program statewide on its Ideas Network and News and Classical Network.

WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension.

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