State of Wisconsin

They were here: Louis Butler, first African American to serve on Wisconsin Supreme Court

Butler earned his law degree from UW in 1977, would later be subject to bitter partisan attack ads in bids for Supreme Court

UW-Madison Campus

Political commentator Angela Rye discusses role of black students on predominantly white campuses

Rye encouraged students to demand change, draft agenda to start revolution


Wisconsin’s white Republicans need to respect the decisions of the Black Caucus

The GOP's removal of Colin Kaepernick from list of Black History Month honorees is insensitive, unnecessary

State of Wisconsin

Colin Kaepernick removed from Black History Month resolution after backlash from Wisconsin GOP lawmakers

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said Kaepernick's inclusion in resolution would impede democrats, republicans from working together

UW-Madison Campus

UW community celebrates end to Black History Month, beginning of Black Cultural Center

Students, administration gathered to discuss achievements of African Americans within university

City of Madison

Madison City Council honors Black History Month

Alders also voted to establish in-person absentee locations on UW campus

UW-Madison Campus

Poet Nikki Giovanni lectures on how to get ‘black to happiness’

Giovanni advised students on the need for self-love, reflected upon Trump Administration, dealing with prejudice and racism

Madtown Crier

Madtown Crier: Better things to do than go on a date this Valentine’s Day

Here are some events to distract you from a terrible holiday called 'Valentine's Day'