Civil Rights & Immigration

Hintz: Vos and Steineke use speakers task forces to avoid action

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz calls Majority Leader Jim Steineke’s statements regarding the Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities “offensive and appalling.” On Wednesday, an...

Baldwin pushes for investigating domestic terrorism and white supremacy

After paying her respects to Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was lying in state in the Capitol because he died after working to...

Biden rolls back Trump policy on separation of migrant children from...

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden signed three executive orders on Tuesday evening that will reverse controversial policies from the previous administration, including one that resulted in...

No-knock search warrants began in Wisconsin, Rep. Myers wants to end...

Rep. LaKeshia Myers (D-Milwaukee) has introduced a new bill to prevent the use of no-knock search warrants by Wisconsin law enforcement. The bill was...

Legislative Black Caucus kicks off Black History Month State officials reflect...

Wisconsin’s Legislative Black Caucus kicked off Black History Month with song, speeches, prayers and hopes for a better future in 2021. It opened a...

The thin blue line flag: symbol of police pride or violent...

In late October, then-President Donald Trump — in the midst of a scorched Earth re-election campaign that touted a pro-law enforcement message and painted...

Gov. Evers appoints 30 new members to Advisory Council on Equity...

Gov. Evers appoints 30 new members to Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion

Ag nominee Vilsack battles skepticism from Black farmers ahead of confirmation...

WASHINGTON—Tom Vilsack, the president’s pick to lead the Agriculture Department, will likely face questions about his treatment of Black farmers and his record on...

Why did Wauwatosa PD want the phone of Alvin Cole’s sister?...

On Oct. 8, 2020, family members of Alvin Cole joined the dozens who marched for justice in the streets of Wauwatosa. Protests flooded the...

Wisconsin’s immigrant workers benefit from Biden’s immigration policies Advocates see promise...

Wisconsin’s immigrant workers benefit from Biden’s immigration policies
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