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

City of Madison

Hundreds shut down South Park Street for Glow in the Dark March for Black Lives

Protesters carried glow sticks, silly string in effort to be as disruptive as possible

ArtsEtc

“Our existence is resistance:” local artists paint boarded windows in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Artists use space to uplift Black voices, advocate for systemic change

City of Madison

Protests continue Friday night as organizers push for justice for Black, LGBTQ+ community

Protest centered around shooting of Tony McDade, a transgender man killed by police

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