City of Madison

Dane County votes to not stop use of tear gas, pepper spray by Sheriff, does not fund mental health center

2021 budget continues to fund Sheriff's Office while all other departments get 5% cut

Art

Netflix’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” is especially relevant in 2020

Why Aaron Sorkin’s new film is a must watch now more than ever

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

Art

‘Defund the Police:’ Madison residents call for change in a series of street murals

A series of messages in road paint demand actions from leaders to defund police, remove police from schools.

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

UW-Madison Campus

Amid national racial justice protests, UW students drive Madison’s own reckoning

Students carry on Madison’s historic tradition of protest, urge university to make systemic changes

state capitol
City of Madison

Protesters march, speak out against new $150 million jail at County Board meeting

'Build communities, not jails' protesters chanted

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

City of Madison

Protesters march down State Street to protest police brutality, white supremacy at UW

Protesters chant 'Wake up Madison,' encourage others to join march on State Street

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

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