City of Madison

‘Stand up, fight back:’ UW students, Madison community protest for Asian lives

'When we were first at home over that long spring break, I wasn't afraid of dying of COVID. I was afraid of dying of a hate crime,' student says

Features

A fight for liberation: BLM continues the movement

How an organization became the movement

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

Madison’s shift toward more liberal legislature influenced by past GOP majorities

Republicans still have majority in state legislature, though Democrats have gained seats

Freedom Inc. Protest
City of Madison

Local non-profit defends Madison polling locations on Election Day, ‘preparing’ for ‘white backlash’

'I think it's shameful that the most democratic process that we have in our country is being challenged so blatantly,' Freedom Inc. representative says

City of Madison

Local activists comment on new MPD Civilian Oversight Board

Board will investigate police conduct and pass on recommendations to city government

MPD, Madison Police Department, Police car
State of Wisconsin

Kenosha arrests raise questions about policing in Dane County

'The safest communities we have in Madison are not the most policed, but the most resourced,' Freedom Inc. organizer says

City of Madison

Madison nonprofits providing essential services struggle, lack funding

Three local nonprofits each receive $50,0000 in aid, nonprofit spokesperson said a thousand dollars will only help 50 families

City of Madison

Freedom Inc., Madison community members fight for Black justice with candlelit vigil, march to City Hall

'We are demanding that you defund the police and fund Black futures,' organizer said

City of Madison

Crowd gathers at Department of Public Instruction for police free schools march

the march comes after Mayor Conway announced Madison city and school district leaders have agreed to end police contracts in schools

City of Madison

Protesters march for Black queer, trans lives, celebrate Pride month

'Black lives matter, and Black queer lives too,' protesters chant

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