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activists gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday to demand a solution on DACA. ... the League of United Latin American citizens at the press conference were a number of Jewish community groups, including the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
Lawmakers heard impassioned testimony Wednesday in the state Capitol regarding a proposal that would bar state agencies and local governments in Wisconsin from participating in a boycott of Israeli businesses. The bill is a response to the so-called Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions or BDS movement ...

Jamaal Smith was dressed in a black shirt with the word "justice" sprawled across the chest. With a laugh, Smith said he's a proud product of Milwaukee's 53206 ZIP code -- where there are more incarcerations than any other ZIP code in the United States. Smith said his childhood neighborhood was ...
"Mayor Barrett continues to take the health and safety of Milwaukee residents seriously. Decisions are made based on data and science provided and the resources available." Alderman Donovan says the issue will be addressed during a private Steering and Rules Committee meeting Wednesday.
Editor's note: This is one of an occasional series of pieces about grassroots leaders in Milwaukee. Teaching motivated Jamaal Smith to become an advocate for education equality. "Education should look the same for every child regardless of color." Jamaal Smith was dressed in a black shirt with the word ...
16 that Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett step down in response to the revelation Friday, Jan. 12 that the Milwaukee Health Department may have failed to notify thousands of families with children who tested positive for elevated levels of lead. Both activists and aldermen are asking for what Barrett knew and ...

One of many Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Wisconsin on Monday focused on the final year of the civil rights leader's life. Milwaukee peace activist Julie Enslow has written a play called "King's Last Year." The play is about King's difficult last year of life, including his depression, attempts to organize a ...
In some cities, riots erupted after King's assassination; in Milwaukee, the city's largest-ever civil rights rally filled Wisconsin Ave. with a peaceful memorial march. Sentiment against the Vietnam War crystalized in the seizing and burning of draft records by a group of clergy and activists who became known as ...
Milwaukee, WI -- Like activists and organizers across the country, 2017 was a tremendously busy year for those in the immigrant rights struggle of Milwaukee, and the closing months were no exception. November ... In November, they brought Cuban teacher and activist Griselda Aguilera Cabrera. Cabrera ...
Amid a nationwide rise in hate crimes, a former neo-Nazi came to Penn on Dec. 4 to speak about kindness. Author and activist Arno Michaelis spent his younger years in Milwaukee participating in various hate groups and calling for his peers and co-workers to join the "white power" movement.
Kyle Pucek, a former heroin addict from Janesville, says his hometown sometimes is in disbelief over the severity of its heroin and opioid epidemic. A factory town on the Rock River, Janesville was anchored for nearly a century by the General Motors autoworks, which closed in 2008.
But Milwaukee leaders want to make sure their constituents, many of them low-wage workers for whom the 60-mile round-trip commute will be a ... The issue was the topic of a Community Brainstorming Breakfast in September that drew economic development leaders, politicians and community activists.
... were but thought he knew what they were: Anti-Fascist activists known as "antifa. ..... The word is taken from a video in which an activist calls for whites to ... The Proud Boys who gathered in Milwaukee say they do not share ...
... Party Chairman Matthew Flynn; and political activist Mike McCabe. ... Normally, a Democrat must do well in both Milwaukee and Madison to win a ... both Milwaukee and Dane County and doing well elsewhere in the state.
That's the exact charge Milwaukee area businessman Andy Gronik is ... out charges against Walker meant to hit the nerves of abortion activists, ...
Milwaukee -- Milwaukee activists are pleading with the state to close Wisconsin's only youth prisons after inmates repeatedly attacked ...

A Milwaukee activist group is calling on local judges to refuse to send offenders to the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile prisons. The plea ...
Ironically, also joining in the praise for Walker was longtime Democratic activist Hannah Rosenthal, President and CEO of the Milwaukee ...
Milwaukee -- Opposition to Republican bills that overhaul the U.S. tax code came from Milwaukee realtors and local activists on Wednesday, ...
MADISON -- Spurred on by students in Milwaukee County, some state lawmakers are pushing to get rid of Columbus Day and replace it with ...
Editor's note: This article is the last in a three-day series about violence prevention in Milwaukee. Part One addressed the federal ReCAST ...
Still, activists continue to mobilize through their parishes and .... Conference of Greater Milwaukee and longtime community activist Mike Soika, ...
Protestors, including Milwaukee Service Employees International Union activist Peter Rickman, interrupted the Wisconsin Economic ...
... Your Negro" Visits UW-Milwaukee to Discuss films and Social Climate ... "I Am Not Your Negro," and his admiration for activists such as James ... Peck was asked about his role as an activist and his life behind the camera.
Louis Theroux's documentary "Dark States: murder in Milwaukee," produced ... Some city leaders, activists and residents have contended the ...
In another, he speaks with local activist Shawnda Payne, who lives in what ... But many community activists see it differently, suggesting that the ...
According to the family, three Milwaukee police officers have pleaded ... don't have to explain their actions," Tory Lowe, community activist said.
Milwaukee -- A bill that would severely restrict when the public has ... here,'" said Michael Bell, a longtime police accountability activist.
In the recording first reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nicholson is responding to GOP activists at a recent Jefferson County event ...
For the Milwaukee Film Festival premiere of The Blood at the Doorstep ... who wrestled with their grief and transformed into activists as well as a ...
"I posted a tweet about Ivanka Trump yesterday that I regret & deleted. I'm sorry for my word choice. Thank YOU to activists who commented," ...
That's why we're excited to present Laughing Liberally Milwaukee, a monthly ... Milwaukee will feature a special interview with a local activist, ...
murder in Milwaukee -- that's the name of a new documentary from the BBC. ... as a "lawless" city has angered some community activists.
Milwaukee-born Bryce adores The Boss: "Born To Run" is one of his .... school board member and community activist refers to Bryce simply as ...
State schools superintendent Tony Evers, Madison activist Mike McCabe and Milwaukee attorney Matt Flynn have also backed the concept.
... when anti-Trump activist groups were pressuring companies to scale back ... Corporate donors last year faced pressure from activists to scale ...
David Crowley appears in front of 11 Milwaukee Common Council ... Two other community leaders, activist Andre Lee Ellis and Running ...
... artists, elected officials, educators and community activists have mobilized to bring the 10-time Grammy Award-winning Palmieri to the city.
CLIMATE: A district court judge in Minnesota allows climate activists to ... meeting and technical conference on October 19th in Milwaukee, WI.
And, on Sunday, he took the stage at Milwaukee's Pabst Theater - dressed all in ... But his peace can be activist: He addressed racial injustice, ...
students will meet local organizers, artists, activists and others leading the change in Milwaukee, as well as make a plan for what they can do in ...
In addition to Milwaukee progressive Comedians, each Laughing Liberally Milwaukee features a special interview with a local activist, journalist ...
Dan David is an activist short seller and hedge fund manager who ... was given a choice: Take a promotion and move to Milwaukee or receive ...
If justice wasn't the right theme for day five of the Milwaukee Film Festival, ... the series Law & Order: Special Victimes Unit led her to become an activist. ... brothers, who became seemingly tireless activists after Dontre's death.
Local activist Andre Lee Ellis called a press conference Wednesday to make a public plea for people to drive safely in Milwaukee. Photo by ...
Local activist Dennis Walton, outreach coordinator of the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, said he understands both sides of the issue, but he ...
Following that November, in April, Chicago workers went on strike, as well as workers in Milwaukee, St. Louis, Detroit. And then it spread from ...
Milwaukee -- A Milwaukee alderman wants change after he says ... This becomes a way to grieve," Tory Lowe, community activist said.
Now 87, the California-born Chicana activist has been fighting for ... Sin Fronteras movies screening at the Milwaukee Film festival this year, ...


 

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