Stories tagged: "BLOC"


Washington High School was one of only five Milwaukee polling places open on April 7, 2020. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Wisconsin Voting Rights Groups Ask Biden, Congress to Revive For the People Act

With Republican lawmakers passing restrictive bills throughout the country, get-out-the-vote groups are pleading with Biden and Congress to pass federal voting rights protection.

Rep. David Bowen (D-Milwaukee) speaks Thursday about a 12-bill package of police reforms that go farther than bipartisan proposals currently being deliberated in the Legislature. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
‘Enough is Enough’: Dems Introduce More Progressive Police Reform

The new bill package offers an alternative to mild reforms proposed by the bipartisan racial disparities task force.

Christine Neumann-Ortiz at Count Every Vote event
Crunching the Numbers: How to Interpret Biden’s Milwaukee Performance

Despite population loss, organizers spur a boost in turnout.

BLOC energizing Milwaukee voters
Even in a Pandemic, BLOC Is Energizing New Voters

Coronavirus hasn’t stopped the Milwaukee group’s voter mobilization efforts.

Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, July 19, 2020 in North Charleston, S.C.
BLOC’s Angela Lang: Kanye’s Campaign Is a Racist Republican Ploy

Trump supporters are preying on the Black community in a cynical effort to siphon votes away from Biden.

FILE - Kanye West answers questions during a church service, Nov. 17, 2019, in Houston, TX.
Kanye West’s White House Run Is Getting Lots of GOP Help in Wisconsin

Tactic is similar to 2012 when the GOP ran fake Democrats to force primaries.

BLOC energizing Milwaukee voters
Democratic Party Needs to Stand Up For Issues of Black Voters

Engaging Black voters means showing up for Black issues.