Stories tagged: "protest"

At least 2,000 people marched through Eau Claire streets for an hour Friday evening, demanding a nationwide end to racist polices and police killings of people of color.
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Tells Eau Claire Rally to Engage in the Difficult Conversations About Race

It’s the city’s 4th rally in a nation that has seen 11 days of protests and unrest since George Floyd’s murder

Peter Castro with the city of Madison parks department cleans up State Street after Saturday protests.
Fighting for Justice, Trying to Avoid a Virus

Weekend protests across Wisconsin mostly peaceful, but COVID-19 concerns abound.

People gather at a police precinct during a protest for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

“That’s less than four days," Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said, referring to the time between the killing and Chauvin’s arrest.

Image taken May 8 via Shutterstock
Why Truckers Showed Up and Blasted Their Horns At Trump

The protest, organized by trucker Rick Santiago, was held to express truckers’ frustration over shipping rates that they say are so low that they can’t make a living.

More than 70 COVID positive after attending large gathering.
72 COVID Positive After Attending Large Event

Positive individuals said they had attended 'large gathering' in last 2 weeks

Graphic via Tania Lili for COURIER
‘CEOs Don’t Care About Our Lives’: These Essential Workers Are Walking Off Their Jobs Today

It's International Workers' Day, and these employees are fighting for their rights.