Getting out the vote means knocking on doors. And that’s what Sheila Stubbs, a 12-year veteran on the Dane County, Wisconsin, Board of Supervisors was doing on August 7. Stubbs, a candidate for State Assembly, representing Wisconsin’s 77th district, was canvassing the neighborhood in anticipation of the Democratic…
And here we are again because white people can’t stop calling the cops on black people.
In what has become a subplague in the epidemic of police violence, two police in West Milwaukee, Wis., will not be charged in the death of a 22-year-old man diagnosed with schizophrenia, whom they tased more than a dozen times.
Milwaukee civil rights leader Vel Phillips—whose life was marked by shattering glass ceilings and tireless activism—died Tuesday evening at the age of 94.
On Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announced that he would not be seeking re-election and would retire at the end of his term in 2019. This has huge national implications, of course: The GOP will have lost a major fundraiser and party leader, Republicans and Democrats see Ryan’s announcement as another…
The Republican candidate vying for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s congressional seat was kicked off wypipo Twitter Monday for posting a racist meme about actress and Prince Harry’s bride-to-be, Meghan Markle.
As marijuana becomes legal around the country, more-potent varieties are becoming available. You may think you have tried the good stuff, but have you tried the stab-your-mama-get-naked-and-think-you-can-fly strain they’re apparently selling in Wisconsin?
I think it was the esteemed Founding Father Benjamin Franklin who once wrote, “Nothing in this world can be said to be certain except death, taxes and white people white-peopleing.”
A drunken thug from Green Bay, Wis., is facing hate crime charges after chasing a black man over the weekend while yelling slurs before ultimately discharging a firearm at the fleeing victim.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments today on whether Wisconsin’s legislative maps are so extremely partisan that they are, in fact, unconstitutional.
We still have a long way to go if police departments across the country are still just beginning to swear in their first African-American officers. In Superior, Wis., that is just what was celebrated Thursday as, for the first time in the 133-year history of the city’s Police Department, an African-American recruit…
Long before there was a racist, practically brainless U.S. president whose previous greatest claim to fame was being the host of a reality show, there was Sean Duffy.
Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm has charged former Police Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown with first-degree reckless homicide in the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith, a 23-year-old black man, the Associated Press reports.
Throughout election night, the Clinton campaign comforted themselves with the belief that her “blue wall” would ultimately secure her presidential victory. Then, one by one, to the surprise of just about everyone in America, including the Trump campaign, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin all went red. These are…
Perhaps that “blue wall” held after all. Or maybe the Defiance election-rigging plotline from Scandal has really come to life.
The Milwaukee Police Department has fired the officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith, following an investigation into an unrelated sexual assault case, Time reports.
The Milwaukee police officer who shot and killed Sylville Smith is now being accused of sexually assaulting a man in an incident that occurred just two days after the fatal shooting, CNN reports.
Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn announced Thursday that he will not release the video of the fatal police shooting of Sylville Smith, giving a nod to the advice of the state's attorney general and local district attorney, the Associated Press reports.
The death of Terrill Thomas, a mentally ill black man who died of dehydration after begging for drinking water while being held in a Milwaukee jail, has been ruled a homicide, a county medical examiner revealed Thursday, Reuters reports.