Stories tagged: "racism"


Chuck Wichgers Andre Jacque
GOP Wants to Ban Critical Race Theory in Wisconsin Schools, but That’s Not a Thing

Critical race theory is barely taught outside of graduate school. Republicans’ intention, a leading theorist says, seems to be scaring teachers away from any talk of race.

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.

Burlington Area School District offices
DPI Finds ‘Severe, Pervasive, and Persistent’ Racism in Burlington Schools

A school district is put on notice, years after a mother first started fighting racism in the community.

This family was among about 200 people who attended a march Thursday evening in Madison to support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the wake of a shooting spree in Georgia that left eight dead, including six Asian women. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Wisconsinites Hold Vigils to Call Out Anti-Asian Violence in Wake of Atlanta Spa Killings

"What happened was racially motivated, and don’t let anyone else tell you that it’s not always about race."

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.

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, a La Crosse Democrat, presents an American flag to Lily Stegemann that Kind had flown above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in Stegemann’s honor.
Racists May Feel Emboldened, But This Wisconsin Town Showed the Power of Love

One wildly racist gesture has energized a town to show support for tolerance, inclusiveness, and education.