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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 people who were enslaved, the Madison ...

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 ...