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Madison-based author puts Black history in perspective

Joyce Salter Johnson has loved history her entire life. But as a descendant of enslaved people, her family history — ...

The Monster Knife Of John F. Potter

On April 5, 1860, as tensions over slavery grew, Wisconsin Congressman John F. Potter was challenged to a duel by ...

Civil War Week: Slavery Memories

Today, we mark the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War with a story from Madison's Joyce Salter ...