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Tribal Advocate Buck Martin Dies at 73

Waldo "Buck" Martin, a longtime advocate for Wisconsin's Native Americans, passed away Monday, his daughter Arvina Martin confirmed. He was 73. Born on the Stockbridge-Munsee...

African American Leadership Alliance of Milwaukee Launches in Energetic Event

About 100 people, including State Senator Lena Taylor, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and many business and community leaders, gathered at ManPower headquarters for the...

Black-owned Developer Gets Nod for $41 Million South Park St Project

City of Madison staff has recommended that Milwaukee-based Rule Enterprises, owned by developer and entrepreneur Brandon Rule, be awarded the contract to develop a...

Gov. Evers Signs Major Equity, Diversity Order

Governor Tony Evers today signed an executive order committing state government to more intentional engagement with issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. The order,...

Forward Madison Re-signs Jiro Barriga Toyama

Forward Madison FC has re-signed Japanese-Colombian forward Jiro Barriga Toyama for the 2020 season, the club announced Monday. Barriga Toyama, who is capable of...

Central Park 5’s Yusef Salaam Shares Story of Wrongful Conviction

From our content partner Channel 3000 MADISON, Wis. - One of the Central Park 5 spoke Thursday at Madison College about racial injustice and the...

ABC News Host John Quiñones Favors Bridges Over Walls in Diversity...

“Don’t worry about talking to the movers and the shakers. Talk to the moved and the shaken.” That’s the advice a young John Quiñones got...

Another White Madison Teacher on Leave After Allegedly Using Racial Slur...

A cross-categorical teacher at Hamilton Middle School is on leave after using a racial slur with a student — the same student involved in...

Beloved Educator Ron Dunlap Dies at 72

Longtime Appleton educator Ron Dunlap has died at the age of 72, his wife confirmed today. A cause of death was not immediately made...

Former Rep. John Conyers — The Longest-Serving Black Congressman — Dies...

Former Michigan congressman John Conyers, the longest-serving African-American member of Congress, passed away on Sunday, a family spokesperson confirmed. He was 90. A fierce champion...
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