Stories tagged: "Social Justice"


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.

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)
This Isn’t Your Grandma’s ERA. Wisconsin Dems Go Big on a New Equal Rights Amendment.

State constitution would bar discrimination on the basis of gender as the original ERA, but also offer protection in many more ways.

Sheriff's deputies stand outside the fenced-off Kenosha County Courthouse Monday afternoon.
Jacob Blake’s Family ‘Won’t Stop’ After Announcement That Officer Won’t Be Charged

“We don’t need a two-hour explanation for what our eyes can see,” said a Blake family attorney.

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Milwaukee Cancels Early Voting at Miller Park and Fiserv Forum After Republican Threat

A GOP lawsuit and a conservative state Supreme Court could lead to ballots being challenged, thrown out.

“Step Right Up! Your Votes, Your Voices” by Erika Nelson
IN PHOTOS: Wisconsin Art Gives Voice to 2020’s Politics, Pain, and Potential

Projects provide expression, opportunity, even a boost to tourism.

BLAK Kenosha Nick Larsen Porche Bennett Jesse Franklin
New Kenosha Activist Group, BLAK, Forms to Seek Justice for Jacob

Organization quickly becomes a prominent community voice seeking accountability from local leaders.