Stories tagged: "Kenosha"


Racine was among the first cities in Wisconsin to take action on police reform after George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police. The task force was formed in June in response to former President Barack Obama’s Reimagining Police Pledge. (Photo © Lola Abu-Shawareb)
‘Accountability, Not Justice’: Wisconsin Black Leaders Say Chauvin Verdict Is Far From Enough

Police reform advocates cite ongoing frustrations, vow to “use this as a stepping stone” toward equality.

Kyle Rittenhouse holding up a "white power" hand signal.
Kyle Rittenhouse Made White-Power Signs as He Took Photos with Proud Boys, Prosecutors Say

“The defendant’s continued association with members of a group that prides itself on violence, and the use of their symbols, raises the significant possibility of future harm."

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Blake Shooting Amplifies What Kenosha’s Black Residents Have Long Known: Inequality Is Alive and Well

How decades of divestment, deindustrialization, and segregation have made Kenosha one of the worst places in the country for Black people to live.