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Instagram: Black Voices Amplified

Starting early June, we started the very beginnings of the WUD Publications Black Voices Amplified campaign on Instagram. We began sharing our platform with black voices in the journalism industry to highlight their work and opinions. 

Look below for our posts to find our compilation of articles that are a thoughtful examination of current injustices. 

August 30

Day 9 of Black Voices Amplified

Taryn Finley provides a guide to the crucial role documentation plays in police abuse or misconduct.

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August 30

Day 8 of Black Voices Amplified

Wesley Lowery speaks to the intrinsic link between America’s mainstream press‘ lack of coverage of black communities, with their failure to “employ, retain, and listen to black people.”

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August 30

Day 7 of Black Voices Amplified

Shanika Hillocks speaks to her and other WOC’s experiences challenging stereotypes and expectations of how they are “supposed” to travel.

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August 30

Day 6 of Black Voices Amplified

Mike Griffin writes about his experiences in Minnesota and how their ‘nice’ “can be as noxious as the tear gas that has stung my eyes and burned my skin.”

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August 30

Day 5 of Black Voices Amplified

Sophia Abrams discusses the daily microagressions that black folx face, especially here at UW-Madison and primarily white institutions.

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August 30

Day 4 of Black Voices Amplified

In honor of Juneteenth, PubCom is highlighting this piece by Chelsea Hylton, a student writer for The Black Voice @uwblackvoices.

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August 30

Day 3 of Black Voices Amplified

Tiq Milan discusses the intersection of the black queer identity, its historical meaning, and the folx who have pushed for some of the “most effective strategies and movements for the...

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August 30

Day 2 of Black Voices Amplified

Maquita Peters gives a platform to the perspectives of many black Americans concerning their experiences and what their place in the world looks like.

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August 29

Day 1 of Black Voices Amplified

Patrice Peck highlights important issues posed by the pandemic and uprising of black voices everywhere.

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