City of Madison

UPDATED: Madison leadership announces appointments for MPD Civilian Oversight Board

Nine out of 27 nominations were recommended by local organizations in addition to two selected by Madison Mayor

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Column

How Wisconsin can begin to reform its law enforcement

With nation reeling from Kenosha shooting comes a renewed push for police, social reform

Column

Police reform begins with stricter oversight for police offers, racial inclusivity within police force

As citizens call for increased police accountability, several proposals must be implemented to minimize future cases of police brutality

Column

Beyond headlines: Diversity within newsrooms essential for objective reporting

Daniel Thompson's resignation highlights racial injustice within newsrooms across country, brings forth necessity to push for more diversity

State of Wisconsin

Senator Kamala Harris visits Jacob Blake’s family in Kenosha

Harris encouraged Blake's family to take care of themselves and use their voices

State of Wisconsin

Kenosha business owner, activist comment on recent protests

'The Black Lives movement is not about destruction. However, it is 100% spot on, bullseye, finger on the pulse of how we feel in Black America," activist says.

Herald

Kenosha local activists respond to recent Trump visit, administration’s actions

'We will continue to nonviolently protest to gain justice for Jake Blake ... We have to hold those folks accountable,' Kenosha activist says

Art

Returning student’s perspective on current state of State Street

Coming back to campus, student reflects on first view of famous street

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board: Fall 2020 stories to watch

The Badger Herald Editorial Board deemed these stories important to watch during the fall 2020 semester. Smart Restart The Story — In an effort

City of Madison

Elected officials join Black Lives Matter protest on third night since shooting of Jacob Blake

Youth-led protest demands institutional change, community control

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