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Wisconsin police shooting: young witnesses denied access to lawyers, friends say

By Zoe Sullivan Two young men were denied access to lawyers when they were taken in for questioning by police as witnesses to the police killing of Tony “Terrell” Robinson on Friday evening, according to friends and community activists. Javier … Continue reading

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Madison police response to shooting contrasts with Ferguson

By Todd Richmond Within hours of a white officer shooting an unarmed black man, the police chief of Wisconsin’s capital city was praying with the man’s grandmother, hoping to strike a conciliatory tone and avoid the riots that last year … Continue reading

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Wisconsin protest planned after Madison police shooting

By Brendan O’Brien A mass demonstration is planned on Wednesday at the Wisconsin corrections department in Madison in response to the fatal police shooting last week of an unarmed biracial teenager. The shooting of Tony Robinson, 19, by a white … Continue reading

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Wisconsin capital marked by third day of protests after police shooting

By Ben Brewer Activists protested for a third day in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sunday over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman, the latest in a string of killings that have intensified concerns of racial … Continue reading

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