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What to the slave is the Fourth of July? Excerpts from...

Editor’s note: In February 2017, while marking African American History Month, President Donald Trump praised Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody who’s done...

Here’s another statue that needs to come down Revisiting the legacy...

I nominate James K. Polk. We seem to be in the mood of late to reexamine our “great men.” Certain statues are coming down or...

Will Wisconsin take action on police reform? Both parties say yes...

For more than a month now, citizens have marched in the streets of communities large and small across Wisconsin. They’re demanding action to address...

Families and activists mark victory on body cameras for Wauwatosa Police...

Activist and community pressure on the Wauwatosa Police Department (WPD) is translating into real policy change for the department. From June 29-30, the Wauwatosa...

Activist Vaun Mayes released from Milwaukee jail after arrest Questions linger...

Milwaukee residents, thousands of whom have marched in the city’s 32 straight days of protest against police violence, were reeling after the arrest of...

Federal appeals court limits early voting, prohibits sending absentee ballots by...

More than three years after taking the case, a panel of federal judges issued a ruling Monday that reinstated limits on the availability of...

As progressive icons fall, Madison feels the pain and heaviness of...

It was a shocking, bruising, terrible week. Worst of all was the horrifying attack on Althea Bernstein, a bright, loving young woman who was sitting...

Legislative Republican leaders agree with Black Lives Matter protesters However there...

The protesters who toppled Capitol statues, smashed windows and seized a tow-truck on Tuesday night have at least one thing in common with the...

No malicious intent behind nooses found in tree in Milwaukee park

Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas provided an update Friday at the city’s Safety Building—the beating heart of Milwaukee’s criminal justice system—on the nooses found...

Between ‘them’ and ‘you’ there is a nexus: the American Dream...

“First of all, if you learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really...
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