“This sends the message that some people don’t matter as much as others in our community,” one official said.
Despite immense pressure for change, political leaders have done little. Activists have stepped up.
The district said the mural didn't represent "all members of our school community." But who was really left out?
Evers says he’ll sign the bills, but he, legislative Democrats, and organizers say the state needs deeper reforms.
Republican lawmakers also reject Democratic attempt to reign in spending millions of taxpayer dollars on private lawyers.
The new bill package offers an alternative to mild reforms proposed by the bipartisan racial disparities task force.
In flag-raising ceremony, Evers also signed executive orders to ban state money in “conversion therapy" and ensure inclusive language in state documents.