Tag: Wisconsin

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Will Milwaukee Police Shooting Video Ease Tensions Or Ignite A Powder Keg?

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 […]

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Racial discriminatory voter ID laws struck down in Kansas, Wisconsin & North Carolina

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 […]