Civil Rights & Immigration

Sen. Darling blames Milwaukee

While Republicans organized in the legislature to make cuts to Milwaukee’s share of the state budget, Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) focused on child...

New bills ‘unlock the vote,’ end ‘prison gerrymandering’

Two bills introduced by three state legislators Wednesday aim to restore voting rights for formerly incarcerated Wisconsinites and end “prison gerrymandering.” Sen. Lena Taylor...

10 presidential hopefuls stress civil rights bona fides at NAACP forum

DETROIT — Ten candidates in the crowded 2020 presidential field made their case as civil rights champions Wednesday, on the closing day of the...

Ron Johnson: ‘I don’t agree’ with Trump’s tweet

In  an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh, said he didn’t agree with President Donald...

At rally, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands her ground

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at President Trump on Thursday night, proclaiming in a speech in Silver Spring that she and other newly...

Tour to protect immigrants, restore driver’s licenses

On a humid Saturday morning, with temperatures climbing into the 90s, about 100 community members gathered at the Centro Hispano community center in Madison...

Rep. Pocan calls for oversight of private Florida detention center 

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan held a press call to report on his recent trip to the Homestead Influx Facility in Miami, Florida...

Milwaukee’s high homicide rates rooted in segregation

A recent report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel draws an explicit link between the city’s homicide rates and its historic segregation. It’s part of a...
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