Civil Rights & Immigration

Will police reform get a hearing in the Wisconsin Legislature? The...

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Tuesday that the Juneteenth flag will fly over the Capitol building for the first time. It’s a gesture of...

Trump signs modest police reform order; defends ‘brave men and women...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a modest police reform order Tuesday in response to massive civil unrest over police brutality against people of...

U.S. Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ+ workers from job discrimination Wisconsin's...

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ+ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...

Trump won’t ‘even consider’ push to rename bases honoring Confederates

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee this week adopted an amendment to require the Defense Department to rename U.S. military facilities named...

Evers meets with lawmakers to discuss issues raised by protests Governor...

Gov. Tony Evers met with legislators Thursday and says he hopes to do so again next week to discuss new legislation to address issues...

‘I was in a gang. It’s called the police.’ It’s time...

At the time, I laughed. Nearly 13 years later, amid the protests convulsing American cities over police brutality and racism, it doesn’t seem like a...

George Floyd’s brother: ‘Make sure that he is more than another...

WASHINGTON — George Floyd's younger brother, Philonise Floyd, pleaded with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday to ensure that his brother didn’t die in vain.  “I...

“The Three” protest draws attention to Wauwatosa Police shootings Grieving family...

“Alvin was my youngest boy,” Tracy Cole said before a growing crowd of protesters near Wauwatosa on Saturday. Standing in the afternoon heat, Cole...

‘This cannot be who we are any longer’ Evers links COVID-19...

The regular briefings state officials hold to update the media on Wisconsin’s battle with COVID-19 are usually a mix of earnest public health reminders...

Rejecting Trump’s American carnage The American experiment is in peril

Remember Donald Trump’s “American carnage” speech? In in his inaugural address — an opportunity most presidents use to unite and inspire the nation — Trump...
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