City of Madison

MPD arrests two people for assaulting state senator during protest

Senator Tim Carpenter was recording protest when protesters punched him

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Black artists release array of social justice-inspired music

With BLM protests continuing globally, musicians drop social justice anthems

UW-Madison Campus

Chancellor Blank releases statement on racial inequality at UW

Statement outlines actions UW plans to take to address racial inequality

Football

UW student-athletes ask athletic department to confront racial inqualities, support students of color

Online petition has recieved nearly 3,000 signatures

City of Madison

FBI to join MPD investigation into attack on Madison woman

FBI are joining investigation due to crime's 'egregious' nature, national media attention, MPD Public Information Officer said

City of Madison

Protesters tear down statues to protest arrest of Black activist, white supremacy

Statues create 'false representation of what this city is' one protester said

City of Madison

‘Am I next?’ Activist’s message continues after his arrest

Devonere Johnson's arrest prompted buildings to be damaged downtown nearly a month after Johnson spoke on the potential for such destruction

City of Madison

Suspect injures person with truck after driving through crowd, sparks protest

MPD uses pepper spray on crowd after truck strikes victim

City of Madison

Hundreds shut down South Park Street for Glow in the Dark March for Black Lives

Protesters carried glow sticks, silly string in effort to be as disruptive as possible

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“Our existence is resistance:” local artists paint boarded windows in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Artists use space to uplift Black voices, advocate for systemic change