Hundreds of mourners in Madison, Wisc., were expected to attend a visitation and funeral Saturday for a 19-year-old biracial man shot and killed by a white police officer last Friday. Continue reading
The state of Wisconsin has the worst rankings for African American children in the country for basic factors like education, income, health and home stability, and that statistic has real long-term consequences. Hari Sreenivasan reports on a new effort in the city of Madison to bridge the extreme racial disparity — an effort that leaders hope will provide a template to communities across the country. Continue reading
Thousands of demonstrators have descended on Wisconsin’s Capitol building this week to protest a bill that would strip state workers of their collective bargaining rights. On Thursday, Democratic lawmakers left the state in an attempt to stall voting on the bill proposed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Continue reading
Marked by an interest in innovative techniques and bawdy satire, Warrington Colescott’s challenging and witty fine art prints have buoyed him to national attention.