Civil Rights & Immigration

Warnock works to remedy decades of USDA discrimination against Black farmers...

WASHINGTON—The arrival of U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock in Congress earlier this year coincided with an overdue recognition of the historic discrimination inflicted on Black...

Bill opens door for more police drones in Wisconsin A bill...

An Assembly Committee on Corrections hearing into a bill that would allow law enforcement to fly drones over Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities offered...

Waupun mayor weighs in on closing prison ‘We cannot be termed...

As Wisconsin continues to explore the path forward toward criminal justice reform, the state’s oldest prison maintains a unique place in the debate. Waupun...

Cannabis advocates switch focus to local policy ‘For so long we’d...

While ending cannabis prohibition remains a key ambition of many Badger State residents, their toolbox of strategies may need to change. Advocates like Eric...

Day of silence, years of protest: Wisconsin’s LGBTQ history

Today is the 25th annual Day of Silence, when LGBTQ students and allies around the world observe wordless protest against bullying and discrimination. In...

Chauvin verdict is the glimmer of hope we needed

The guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial is a sigh of relief but we know this is not over. As I am...

Juvenile detention report shows improvements Officials say more work needs...

A ninth and latest report on the Lincoln Hills/Copper Lake School (LHS/CLS) juvenile detention facilities, compiled by a court-ordered monitor, was released Tuesday. Although...

You. Are. Not. Welcome. Here. Being Black in Minnesota | Essay

For years my daughter took dance classes at the corner of Snelling and Larpenteur in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, kitty-corner from the state fairgrounds. The...

IRS urged not to allow opioid companies to file ‘abusive’ tax...

Sen. Tammy Baldwin has joined other Senate colleagues in calling on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to challenge tax deductions by opioid companies which...

Milwaukee DA discusses timing of Alvin Cole decision

On April 8, Wisconsin Examiner reported on documents indicating that the Milwaukee District Attorney’s announcement of a decision in the shooting of 17-year-old Alvin...
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