Civil Rights & Immigration

Federal eviction moratorium may not be enough for Wisconsin renters

One the first actions of the Biden administration was the move by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to extend the federal...

Activists disillusioned after approval of previously rejected COPS grant Milwaukee residents...

Some residents in the City of Milwaukee were left disillusioned after the Common Council reversed its December decision to reject the $9.7 million federal...

Biden to pause new oil and gas leases on public lands...

Biden to pause new oil and gas leases on public lands in sweeping climate order, placing environmental issues at center of new administration's policies.

ACLU of Wisconsin condemns Waukesha Sheriff’s Department for hiring Joseph Mensah

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin has released a statement condemning the Waukesha County Sheriff Department for hiring former Wauwatosa officer Joseph...

After three fatal shootings in Wauwatosa, Joseph Mensah hired as a...

Joseph Mensah, the officer who became the focus of protests in Wauwatosa after three fatal shootings and later resigned, has been hired by the...

School boards confront racial mascots The Wisconsin Association of School Boards...

School board members voted on a resolution to address the use of racial and ethnic school mascots at the Wisconsin Association of School Boards...

Milwaukee activists call on Biden to reverse Trump immigration policies Groups...

Just one hour after Joe Biden was sworn in at his inauguration, a coalition of community groups gathered in Milwaukee to call for the...

Biden immigration overhaul would open a door to citizenship for 11...

President Joe Biden's immigration overhaul would grant citizenship to 11 million undocumented people, reversing Trump era policies

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman delivers a message for the ages

In a country painfully and deeply divided in so many ways, Amanda Gorman stepped up to the podium at Joe Biden’s inauguration and delivered...

Wauwatosa PD created “protester list” during crackdown on peaceful demonstrations Records...

The Wauwatosa Police Department (WPD) began tracking activists and created a list of at least 40 protesters as early as July 14, 2020. The...
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