State of Wisconsin

Officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face consequences, returns to work

Officer Rusten Sheskey acted according to Kenosha Police Department policies, according to Kenosha County District Attorney

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

MLK symposium
News

MLK Symposium keynote speaker Isabel Wilkerson reflects on U.S. caste system

Wilkerson's recent book 'Caste' looks at how advent of slavery led to caste system that continues to exist in today's United States

Features

A fight for liberation: BLM continues the movement

How an organization became the movement

UW-Madison Campus

Records reveal UWPD spent over $6,000 on pepper spray, smoke grenades during George Floyd BLM protests

Items include high-volume pepper spray, smoke grenades

City of Madison

‘It’s hypocritical:’ Students respond to presence of campus police at Kenosha, Madison protests

Email revealed that UWPPD dispatched riot police to Kenosha during each day of protest following police shooting of Jacob Blake

Column

Among other measures, UW must include additional training dedicated to racial inclusivity

Following conclusion to Breonna Taylor investigation, UW should mandate additional racial sensitivity training to faculty, students

Police Car
Column

How Wisconsin can begin to reform its law enforcement

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

State Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
Column

UW students must continue to historic rally against brutal detainment of Uighurs

UW, Wisconsin must follow tradition of activism against Chinese government's horrific treatment of Uighurs

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

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