Civil Rights & Immigration

Earthquakes in Puerto Rico touch Wisconsin

“Anxiety is the word everyone is using right now,” says Mabel Maldonado. She is a vice-president for the Milwaukee chapter of the National Conference...

Activist, professor Angela Davis ties MLK’s legacy to current fight for...

During her 45-minute speech on the campus of the University of Michigan Monday, Angela Davis urged 3,500 attendees to push back against the prison...

Immigration activists made stand at Trump rally

Voces de la Frontera Action, the political arm of the immigrant advocacy group, took to the streets Tuesday demonstrating against President Donald Trump’s visit...

Immigration activists weigh in on new federal operation Operation: Relentless Pursuit...

With a surge in federal law enforcement agents and funding expected for Milwaukee, immigration activists are concerned about whether the Department Of Justice (DOJ)...

Not just a picture: Baraboo one year later A year after...

It was the pre-prom picture that went around the world.  It was supposed to be a lighthearted, celebratory snapshot. It turned into anything but that:...

Anti-sanctuary legislators warn of dangerous ‘criminal aliens’ It’s Christmas time, and...

A small group of Latino Wisconsinites, some in suits and ties, some in jeans, and some wearing T-shirts with the logo of the immigrant-rights...

Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission votes to approve immigration policy changes

The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission voted on Dec. 12 to approve changes to the police department’s standard operating procedure for immigration enforcement, called...

Milwaukee man arrested by ICE reunited with his family José de...

José (Alex) Alejandro de la Cruz-Espinoza, 38, a Milwaukee man who was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in September, has been released...

Eau Claire athletics program to undergo outside review after racist incidents

Intercollegiate athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will undergo an independent review by an outside agency after racist messages were circulated on campus...

UW-Eau Claire sanctions students in racist incident

Disciplinary sanctions have been levied against students involved in racist Snapchat postings at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire last month, the university announced Friday,...
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