Wisconsin

A state of emergency is in effect in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after demonstrators burned cars and businesses while protesting the police shooting death of Sylville Smith, a Black man killed by a Black police officer. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker activated the National Guard and plans to deploy troops if the violence continues. According to police, Smith was shot […]

According to Milwaukee police, an unnamed man was shot early Monday morning and transported to a nearby hospital in an armored vehicle during the protests. An officer was also injured and taken to the hospital after a rock broke through the windshield of his squad car.

Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo ID card to vote, reducing the number of early voting days, and prohibiting same-day voter registration. The 83-page decision […]

Two federal courts sided with voting rights advocates over Texas and Wisconsin voter ID laws. The rulings will permit residents in those states who don't have proper ID to vote in November.

Authorities say they were called to a local Taco Bell in Madison, Wisconsin, where they allegedly found Genele Laird yielding a knife.

Duke’s 66-52 victory over Gonzaga solved the remaining mystery of which teams will participate in the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four. Texas native Justise Winslow…

Family spokeswoman says 26-year-old Aaron Siler killed in Kenosha officer-involved shooting http://t.co/JqkwwYn0FZ via @fox6now — Deb Ward (@DebWard628) March 16, 2015 A Wisconsin police officer…

More than a thousand people came together to celebrate the life and times of 19-year-old Tony Terrell Robinson Jr. on Saturday, the biracial Madison, WI…

Nearly 2,000 students marched in Madison, Wisconsin on Monday—many of them high schoolers—in remembrance of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, the unarmed biracial teen shot and killed…

The story: all too familiar. The aftermath: taking it to the streets. Late Friday evening, protests erupted in Madison, Wisconsin after an unarmed black teen…

When most people think of racial disparities in economics and education, the Deep South—due to its vast history of being the epicenter of white supremacy…