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Midwest racial gaps grow New study maps how and why life...

Industrial expansion and unionization helped improve the lives of many black families even in the face of segregation. When industry declined and unions shrank, their fortunes reversed.

ICE raids and a battle over Arcadia’s school bus route Wrestling...

Arcadia, a small town in western Wisconsin, near the Minnesota border, has seen a huge influx of immigrants from Latin America in recent years....

Rev. Barber brings his campaign for justice to Milwaukee Uniting people...

“Wisconsin is one of those states that’s critical for talking about poverty,” Rev. William Barber told Wisconsin Examiner, shortly before taking the stage at...

Immigration activists push Milwaukee to clarify policy Milwaukee Fire and Police...

Momentum continued to build in Milwaukee as immigration activists flooded City Hall on Thursday for a third time in two consecutive weeks. Dozens of...

Black and Latino Roundtable focuses on immigration, incarceration reform Legislators spar...

The negative fallout from decades of mass incarceration was a major topic of discussion during the second annual State of Wisconsin Black and Latino...

Why are private prisons controversial? Three questions answered

Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. Several states have banned them, several...

Family left “haunted” after father was taken by ICE Dozens of...

Milwaukee’s City Hall was charged with raw emotion last week as community members packed in, shoulder-to-shoulder, to support a family whose loved one had...

Arrest video fuels outrage over Milwaukee Police helping ICE Man arrested...

The Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) has become embroiled in controversy after its officers were filmed assisting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in the...

Baldwin, Johnson split as Senate rebukes Trump on border wall Majority...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted again on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency along the southern U.S. border.  Sen....

Is the Wauwatosa Police Department working with ICE? Questions surround the...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin recently discovered a partnership between the Waukesha County Sheriff's Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
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