Stories tagged: "Black Lives Matter"

President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan on March 11, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s First 100 Days: Wisconsin Racial Justice Advocates Cautiously Optimistic

Community leaders are encouraged by early actions and statements, but they want the president’s intentions to turn into real reforms.

Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman.
‘Saying the Racist Part Out Loud’: Mandela Barnes Blasts Ron Johnson on National TV

Lt. Governor adds to a chorus of criticism against the senator. Rep. Grothman slammed for separate comments about Black Lives Matter.

Darnisha Garbade
Burlington Mom Forced to Leave Town After Speaking Out About Racism in Local Schools

After tensions erupted last year, a local anti-racism group says the school district is doing the bare minimum.

Barb Munson (left) holds a sign outside Lambeau Field denouncing the Washington Football Team's name prior to a decision earlier this year by the team to change it.  (Photo provided by Barb Munson)
BLM and Indigenous Groups Are Getting Racist Team Names Torn Down. What Is Taking Wisconsin So Long?

State has 28 schools that still haven’t caught up to Washington’s football team and now Cleveland’s baseball team.

For the past four months, 25-year-old Veronica Lourich has been chalking the images of groundbreaking individuals on the sidewalk near her Madison home. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
For One Madison Woman, Chalk Art Is Her Activism

Veronica Lourich predominately sketches the images of women and members of the LGBTQ+ community that she never learned about in school.

Milwaukee protesters 100 days
After 100 Days in the Streets, Milwaukee Protest Leaders Have No Plans for Stopping

Activist says demonstrations will lead to systemic change: “This isn’t a negotiation.”

Eau Claire Residents Take to the Streets to Protest Death of George Floyd
Wisconsin Marches for Justice

Weekend rallies and nighttime unrest follow Minneapolis police killing.