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Recent MPD call for public feedback on reform is needed step amid racial discrimination

MPD's history of wrongdoing warrants recentering community needs

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Madison must defund its police, refer funds to community programs

After protests following 2020 killing of George Floyd, attempts at police reform failed to address underlying problems with police brutality

City of Madison

Black man shot, injured by state officers during arrest in Madison

Quadren L. Wilson was shot at least five times in his back while unarmed

City of Madison

Dane County releases new five-year violence prevention plan, student BIPOC coalition unimpressed

'[The plan] says a lot without saying anything at all,' BIPOC Coalition leader says

City of Madison

UW activists march to remember Tony Robinson on anniversary of his death

'If you say Black Lives Matter, and you really mean it, then you need to show up when the community needs you,' activist says

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City of Madison

PFC to announce new measures to include public input in search for new police chief

'What we actually need is to be able to conduct independent and concurrent investigations of police murders,' Director of Community Power Building, Freedom Inc. says

City of Madison

Impact Demand hosts third night of protests after Jacob Blake shooting

Protesters marched throughout Madison's downtown, held open mic

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

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

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