Stories tagged: "Social Justice"


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.

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New Kenosha Activist Group, BLAK, Forms to Seek Justice for Jacob

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

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
WI LGBTQ Lawmakers on Landmark Supreme Court Ruling: The Fight for Equality Isn’t Over

Wisconsin’s two openly gay members of Congress say vigilance still needed with Trump in the White House even after today’s win

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.

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CNN Reporter and Crew Arrested on Live TV While Reporting on Minneapolis Protests

While living on air, Omar Jiménez — who identifies as Black and Latino — was handcuffed and led away, together with his team. Here's what happened.