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The Stories We Tell

Black Activism on UW Madison’s Campus: Making Our History Public and Leading Change at UW-Madison.

Event Details

Thursday, October 28, 2021
4-6 p.m.
Wisconsin State Historical Society Auditorium, 816 State Street

The Wisconsin Black Student Union, The Black Cultural Center, The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement, and the UW-Madison Public History Project invite you to a night of community learning and connection as we discuss the history of Black student activism on campus. Black Activists from UW-Madison and the Madison Community will share their experiences of fighting for change and connecting with current student leaders doing the same.

Panelists include:



·       Public History Project-Kacie Lucchini Butcher *

·       Panel: Moderator-Robin Robinson*, WBSU President and Managing Editor, Black Voice

            Michael Davis*-PhD student-Black Lives Matter

            Terjuan Short* - Junior, Business Major

            Payton Wade*-Former Black Student Leader and SIC Founder

            Kaleem Caire*-Founder/President of One City Schools, Former Student Leader, Member of the Chancellor’s Advisory Board, UW-Madison Distinquish Alumus

           Dr. Hazel Symonette*- 1969 Black Student Strike

 In addition, there will be a performance from the UW-Madison First Wave Travel Ensemble! Please join us as we hear our history and stories, while building community on and off campus!


Free and open to the public.