Chris Walker is a freelance writer based out of Madison, Wisconsin. Chris has been writing on the internet since he was a teenager, beginning with a website celebrating the Green Bay Packers Super Bowl win in 1997. In college, he shifted his attention to political subjects. After graduating from UW-Milwaukee in 2008, he started his own blog site, Political Heat, which covered the Act 10 protests, the recall elections, and the bills proposed/laws passed during the Walker administration (no relation). Chris has also written for national publications, including Mic, Elite Daily, and Hill Reporter.
Two Wisconsin documentary filmmakers hope to introduce a new generation of political activists to a Milwaukee civil-rights leader from decades ago, who used civil disobedience to protest unfair housing rules. In the late 1960s, Milwaukee’s housing laws were set up in such a way that they allowed outright and overt discrimination toward people of color, […]