City of Madison

Dane County releases new five-year violence prevention plan, student BIPOC coalition unimpressed

'[The plan] says a lot without saying anything at all,' BIPOC Coalition leader says

Column

Social media key in fostering grassroots organizing among youth voters

Youth voters' presence on social media has clear implications for political activism with real election impacts

City of Madison

UW activists march to remember Tony Robinson on anniversary of his death

'If you say Black Lives Matter, and you really mean it, then you need to show up when the community needs you,' activist says

State of Wisconsin

Senator, UW professor commemorate Black History in Wisconsin

'Black history is American history,' Wisconsin senator says

UW-Madison Campus

Different century, same fight: Black students battle for same causes half a century later

Black UW student leaders from 1969 Black Student Strike, BIPOC Coalition question progress made on racial equity issues at the university

City of Madison

Artwork created on plywood on Madison storefronts comes down

'I think these murals broke down barriers and it starts to bring you in to talk about what has happened,' Social Impact Investment Director says

UW-Madison Campus

UPDATED: UWPD announces distancing from ‘thin blue line imagery’

'We must consider the cost of clinging to a symbol that is undeniably and inextricably linked to actions and beliefs antithetical to UWPD’s values,' UWPD Chief says

Features

A fight for liberation: BLM continues the movement

How an organization became the movement

Art

Black Arts Matter Festival continues to empower on virtual platform

Virtual Second Annual Black Arts Matter Festival expands its empowerment with Black artists across the country

City of Madison

City council passes mayor’s budget, votes to not accept additional funding for MPD

Meeting continued after nearly six hours of public testimony Tuesday

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