Stories tagged: "Black Lives Matter"


20 Black Men & Women Who Shaped Wisconsin History

From the first slaves fighting for freedom to the modern day leaders rallying for change, Black people have positively and permanently changed the Badger state. This Black History Month, we're sharing their stories.

A protester holds a Black Lives Matter flag Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 in Milwaukee. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Some Wisconsin Democrats Unwilling to Settle for Incremental, Bipartisan Police Reform

On the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, one lawmaker says moderate change is “not appropriate for this moment in history.”

Wausau protest march
‘A Community For All’ Doesn’t Extend to Everyone in Some Parts of Wisconsin

Efforts to adopt measures endorsing inclusion spark opposition in Marathon County, other Wisconsin communities.

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.