Martin Luther King Jr.

A former leader of the National Organization for Women is speaking in the in Northwoods next week.

Judy Goldsmith was President of NOW in the 1980s, and most recently served as Campus Dean and CEO of UW Fond du Lac.

During her time at NOW, Goldsmith worked with Coretta Scott King to organize a commemorative March on Washington in the 1980s…in honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s historic march in 1963.

Her talk scheduled for Martin Luther King Jr Day is titled “Red, White and Broke: Escalating Inequality in America.” 

It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  A representative from the Wisconsin Chapter of the ACLU is here in the Northwoods.  Youth and Program Director Emilio De Torre is speaking tonight at the Woodruff Community Center.  WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski spoke to him about how the voting rights struggle of the 1960s plays out today.