Stories tagged: "Black History Month"


Robin Vos, Tyler August, Jim Steineke
Democrats Call Out Toxic, Racist Bullying by GOP Leadership

Republicans blocked Pride Month, Motherhood Month, and Gun Violence Survivor Day resolutions because an Asian lawmaker spoke out against racism, Democrats say.

Graphic illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman. Photos provided by Wisconsin Historical Society.
The True Story Behind Abolitionists Who Helped Joshua Glover Escape

“It’s a white hero rescuing Black people, and I think that that serves a very particular narrative.”

Rep. Shelia Stubbs ( D-Madison) the first African American to be elected to her Assembly seat, addresses a crowd during an event to kickoff Black History Month last year in the Capitol Rotunda. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Wisconsin Black Caucus Kicks Off Black History Month Celebrating Record Representation

Gov. Tony Evers’ administration is also appointing more Black leaders to head state agencies and more Black judges.

Rep. Shelia Stubbs ( D-Madison) the first African American to be elected to her Assembly seat, addresses a crowd during an event to kickoff Black History Month last year in the Capitol Rotunda. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Black WI Lawmakers Renew Focus on Fighting Voter Suppression

Voting rights and the census are cited as vehicles of empowerment to prevent an erosion of rights and freedoms