Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Madison must defund its police, refer funds to community programs

After protests following 2020 killing of George Floyd, attempts at police reform failed to address underlying problems with police brutality

City of Madison

Black man shot, injured by state officers during arrest in Madison

Quadren L. Wilson was shot at least five times in his back while unarmed

Column

Rittenhouse trial highlights white privilege in criminal justice system

Rittenhouse' behavior, court's sympathetic treatment towards him contradict unfairness to people of color

City of Madison

2021 civil unrest report recommends 69 policy changes for Madison Police Department

Proposed recommendations include mandatory police body cams, less police involvement at protests

City of Madison

Lawsuit filed against Madison police highlights community calls for police reform

Wisconsin policing practices are slowly changing, UW expert says

State of Wisconsin

Rittenhouse trial begins, jury selection proving difficult

The trial is expected to last between two and three weeks, though as of Monday evening no jurors have been selected.

Column

Reinstalling progressive Madison statues right move for racial justice movements

Protesters tore down two statues outside Capitol last summer that represent social progressivism in America

City of Madison

UW historian evaluates restoration of two statues at Capitol

Two statues, 'Forward,' Col. Hans Christian Heg, were restored Sept. 21 following their dismantlement in protests last summer

ArtsEtc

Stonewall Memorial Drag March spreads message of self love, acceptance, healing

‘Activism is not something I just randomly decided to do. Activism for me started the day that I was born,’ organizer says

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board: Spring 2021’s biggest stories

From a successful vaccine rollout to a potential return to normal, Editorial Board reviews the highs and lows of this past semester

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