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Cities Across State Facing “Painful” Budgets

Cities Across State Facing “Painful” Budgets

Pandemic slashes revenue streams for cities large and small.

What’s On the Mind of Voters

What’s On the Mind of Voters

Reporters asked residents across the city. Here’s what they said.

Trump Courts Kenosha Again

Trump Courts Kenosha Again

The country "is very well united,” he tells large crowd at Kenosha regional airport.

Will BLM Movement Sway State Voters?

Will BLM Movement Sway State Voters?

Both parties hope it will play to their advantage.

Rep. Bowen Sends Letter in Support of Kentucky Assemblywoman Attica Scott
Protest Shuts Down I-94 Freeway

Protest Shuts Down I-94 Freeway

Protests continued in city last week after Breonna Taylor decision.

Lack of Charges in Breonna Taylor Case a Miscarriage of Justice
Pence Says Trump Will Nominate RBG Replacement Saturday

Pence Says Trump Will Nominate RBG Replacement Saturday

The vice president announced this during a campaign tour of Wisconsin.

Op Ed: Kenosha Is Charlottesville
Op Ed

Kenosha Is Charlottesville

And a country divided by its president cannot stand.

Now is Not the Time for Senate Recess
Back in the News: Jacob Blake’s Spinal Cord Severed
Back in the News

Jacob Blake’s Spinal Cord Severed

Shooting by police also left holes in his stomach, and damage to his kidney, liver and arm.

BLOC Statement on the shooting of Jacob Blake
Evers Calls for Special Session on Policing

Evers Calls for Special Session on Policing

In wake of Kenosha shooting calls for legislative session on police accountability, transparency.

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Calling Special Session on Policing Accountability and Transparency
Statement from the Milwaukee Bucks
Press Release

Statement from the Milwaukee Bucks

 

Riots in Kenosha After Police Shooting

Riots in Kenosha After Police Shooting

Black man, Jacob Blake shot in the back multiple times; Evers demands action, state probe launched.

Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Kenosha Shooting
Lamar refuses billboard ads with Black Lives Matter content
Press Release

Lamar refuses billboard ads with Black Lives Matter content

Statement from members of the Milwaukee Common Council – Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderwoman Chantia Lewis, Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, Alderman Cavalier Johnson, Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman Nik Kovac and Alderman José G. Pérez 

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Full Remarks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Democrats Underscore Long Road Ahead in Fight for Racial Justice
Press Release

Democrats Underscore Long Road Ahead in Fight for Racial Justice

Mayor Muriel Bowser, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Floyd family call for reflection and reckoning in convention segment “We the People Demand Racial Justice”

Protest Day 80: Mural of Black Leaders Unveiled
Protest Day 80

Mural of Black Leaders Unveiled

New mural on 14th and Vliet depicts leaders young and old, alive and dead.

Theater: MCT Offers Milwaukee Black Theater Festival
Theater

MCT Offers Milwaukee Black Theater Festival

A three week run of three readings of plays about contemporary Black culture.

Milwaukee Natives Leading City’s COVID-19 Response

Milwaukee Natives Leading City’s COVID-19 Response

Jeanette Kowalik and Lilliann Paine started as Health Department interns, now they're leading it.

Entertainment at a Distance: New Farmers Market Visiting Food Deserts
Entertainment at a Distance

New Farmers Market Visiting Food Deserts

Plus a mural unveiling, virtual retail pop-ups and an emmy winning artist live-streaming from the Marcus Performing Arts Center.

Black Women Feel Left Out of BLM Leadership

Black Women Feel Left Out of BLM Leadership

Activists say they've been ignored and left out of decision making.

Milwaukee Black Theater Festival Presents KILL MOVE PARADISE, STEW, and HOME
Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Demand Answers from Attorney General Barr and Acting Secretary Wolf on Deployment of Anonymous Federal Agents in American Cities
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Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Demand Answers from Attorney General Barr and Acting Secretary Wolf on Deployment of Anonymous Federal Agents in American Cities

In the wake of Trump's threat to deploy more federal agents, Senators press Department of Justice and Homeland Security heads on accountability and legal authorities for militarized interventions in American cities

Coalition to March on the DNC to Prioritize the Movement Against Police Crimes
Your Right to Know: More Police Transparency Needed
Your Right to Know

More Police Transparency Needed

Law allows unnecessary delays for release of data.

Protest Day 31: New Mural Honors Milwaukee Activists
Protest Day 31

New Mural Honors Milwaukee Activists

Mural depicts Frank Nitty, Tommy Franecki, Vaun Mayes, Markasa Tucker and others.

MKE County: Board Passes Racial Equity Proposal
MKE County

Board Passes Racial Equity Proposal

A response to calls for police reform aimed at courts, sheriff's office, transit system.

Photos Tied to Nooses a “Misguided Attempt” to Start Dialogue, Sheriff Says

Photos Tied to Nooses a “Misguided Attempt” to Start Dialogue, Sheriff Says

Black man trying to start a conversation on the killing of Black people made the nooses found in Riverside Park.

Nooses Hung From Riverside Park Tree

Nooses Hung From Riverside Park Tree

With laminated photos of Blacks killed by cops. Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

Protests throughout Wisconsin must remain peaceful
Press Release

Protests throughout Wisconsin must remain peaceful

Statement from members of the Milwaukee Common Council - Alderman Cavalier Johnson, Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Alderman Mark Borkowski, Alderman Scott Spiker

Gov. Evers Statement on Madison Protests Last Night
Let us not lose sight of our goals
Press Release

Let us not lose sight of our goals

Statement from Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II June 23, 2020

Evers Introduces Police Reform Legislation

Evers Introduces Police Reform Legislation

Bills banning police use of chokeholds, no-knock warrants part of legislative package.

Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Policing Accountability and Transparency Reforms in Wisconsin
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Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Policing Accountability and Transparency Reforms in Wisconsin

Evers, Barnes call for bipartisanship in first step toward dismantling racism in a state consistently ranked among the worst in racial disparities

Milwaukee Public Schools Terminates Police Contract

Milwaukee Public Schools Terminates Police Contract

Unanimous vote of the school board ends funding for school resource officers.

Photo Gallery: Protests Spur a Wave of Public Art
Photo Gallery

Protests Spur a Wave of Public Art

Murals and chalk art become a growing presence as marchers fill streets.

Change at Lynden
Press Release

Change at Lynden

 

Milwaukee Alliance to Lead a Rally and March to Demand Community Control of the Police
Harambee Area Gets Breonna Taylor Mural

Harambee Area Gets Breonna Taylor Mural

Two artists that worked on the George Floyd mural painted this one on Locust and Holton.

8th Night of Marches Leads To South Side

8th Night of Marches Leads To South Side

Nitty and Coleman lead marchers through the south side and back.

Evers Calls For Action to Dismantle ‘Systemic Racism’

Evers Calls For Action to Dismantle ‘Systemic Racism’

Governor says, "We must use this dark moment to begin to be an example for the rest of the nation."

Statement from Senator Erpenbach on Nationwide Protests: Black Lives Matter