City of Madison

Local elected officials divided over MPD, Madison mayor’s leadership

While some express disappointment, others sympathize with Mayor Rhodes-Conway's situation

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin legislature task force on racial disparity pushes police reform, bipartisan conversation

'This is about checking your politics at the door,' state representative elected to task force says

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.

Column

Silence from Evers, GOP is not an option as Wisconsin residents demand police accountability

Following the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha Evers must hold special session, address police brutality

City of Madison

Crowd of 500 met with tear gas after smashing windows, looting in protest of shooting of Jacob Blake

The crowd set dumpsters on fire and broke many windows up and down State Street

City of Madison

Crowd blocks University intersection in protest of Jacob Blake shooting, UW’s Lincoln statue

Previously organized protest gained numbers after Kenosha man was shot seven times by police

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board: On elevating Black stories through ethical journalism

The last time our audience heard from The Badger Herald Editorial Board was one week ago. Within those seven days, Madison — like much

City of Madison

Third day of George Floyd protests shuts down John Nolen Drive for over six hours

Protestors marched to the intersection after a press conference kicked of a week of action

City of Madison

National Guard called during second night of George Floyd protests

Protestors lapped the Capitol several times before police and National Guard pushed them back with tear gas

Column

When it comes to violence against youth, there is heroism in hesitation

Following MPD's violent treatment of distressed teen, department must revisit best practices, regardless of incident's legality

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