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By Carimah Townes In response to gun violence and lethal force used by police, black women in Wisconsin are taking preemptive steps to ensure children aren’t shot by law enforcement. To avoid another Tamir Rice incident, the Black Health Coalition … Continue reading
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
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
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
March 7, 2015 Last night, at the scene of the shooting, I said this is a tragedy beyond description. Today, we begin what will be a difficult period for our City. Madisonians honor and respect the young life of Anthony … Continue reading
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
I posted an earlier story about Ieshuh Griffin that explains what prompted the lawsuit. Here’s a follow-up; I wonder if she will follow Judge Panda’s advice? Court rejects ‘not the white man’s b**ch’ candidate.
Wow, this was an interesting read. Black Candidate Puts ‘Not the White Man’s Btch’ on Ballot Description.