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City Takes Action on Police Violence—By Restricting Those Protesting Police Violence

Wauwatosa mayor announces changes a week after one protest escalated, with its cause in dispute.

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, a La Crosse Democrat, presents an American flag to Lily Stegemann that Kind had flown above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in Stegemann’s honor.
Racists May Feel Emboldened, But This Wisconsin Town Showed the Power of Love

One wildly racist gesture has energized a town to show support for tolerance, inclusiveness, and education.

This Is the Racism Asians Are Facing in Wisconsin in the Age of COVID
This Is the Racism Asian Americans Are Facing in Wisconsin in the Age of COVID

More than 1,700 negative acts against Asian Americans have been reported nationally between March and June, according to a state advocacy group.

Meat Company Fired Over 20 Workers for Demanding COVID Protections, Activists Say
Meat Company Fired Over 20 Workers for Demanding COVID Protections, Activists Say

Voces de la Frontera demands the workers be reinstated.

Bipartisan Effort to Rebuke the Confederacy? These 3 WI Republicans Say No Thanks.
Bipartisan Effort to Rebuke the Confederacy? These 3 WI Republicans Say No Thanks.

Tiffany and Grothman vote against Confederate statue removal while Johnson holds up a Juneteenth holiday bill.

Minnesota Passed Police Reform Package. Will Wisconsin?
Young Black Artists Harassed by White Businessman in Madison

Local executive terminated Monday, one day later.

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Thousands of Workers Are Going on Strike for Black Lives Today. Here Are Their Demands.

Tens of thousands of frontline workers across the country are going on strike Monday to protest systemic racism and police brutality and to demand that corporations and the government take action to address white supremacy, end economic exploitation of Black workers, and allow all workers to unionize.