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Who will be left out if COVID-19 medical resources fall short?...

Growing fears of a shortage of lifesaving treatment for COVID-19 is prompting concern among activists and organizations who look out for the rights of...

Major coalition lays out how Wisconsin lawmakers can run elections with...

The cluttered letterhead at the top of a March 18 letter sent to Gov. Tony Evers, legislative leaders and Wisconsin Elections Commission Chair Dean...

Report: Health coverage declines for Latino children Researchers find the percentage...

The U.S. is falling behind in securing health care coverage for America’s children, but especially so in covering Latino children, according to a new...

U.S. House votes on landmark bill to make lynching a federal...

WASHINGTON — Lynching is not considered a hate crime under federal law, but that’s expected to change soon. The U.S. House voted 410-4 on Wednesday to approve...

‘When Hell Freezes Over’ — the life of Father James Groppi...

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...

Black History Month revisited "We need year-round dedication to the truth...

During one of his frequent visits to Milwaukee, the late African-comedian Dick Gregory cracked a joke during a Black History Month ceremony:  “Y’all know they...

U.S. House votes to remove ERA obstacle Sensnbrenner warned, “this is...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted on Thursday to remove one barrier to adding the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but plenty...

Black History Month honors past and present African America struggles

The Wisconsin Black Caucus kicked off Black History Month in the Capitol with a combination of celebration and criticism, reminding African American people of...

Voces de la Frontera holds assembly to mobilize the 2020 vote...

Community organizations, including the immigrant rights group Voces de la Frontera, want to tap what they see as an invaluable resource in 2020 —...

Call voter purging, voter ID & gerrymandering what they are "Whether...

Here’s a distressing conclusion driven by relatively recent events: We tolerate or excuse behaviors by our institutions that we normally won’t abide in individuals. We...
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