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Ho-Chunk Supreme Court Justice to Run for Congress

Tricia Zunker, an associate justice of the Ho-Chunk Nation Supreme Court and president of the Wausau School Board, has announced that she will run in the special election to replace Sean Duffy, representing Wisconsin's Seventh Congressional District. "I’m looking around and I’m seeing the crisis with ginseng farmers, dairy farmers," Zunker told Wisconsin Public Radio. "They need to get a...

Suicide Among Black Teens on the Rise

From 1991 to 2017, the rate of reported suicide attempts by African-American children and teens rose, especially among black boys, according to a study published Monday in the medical journal Pediatrics and reported by CNN. The rate of suicide attempts by teens in other racial and ethnic groups fell over the same period. Researchers based the report on survey data...

Forward Madison Defender Christian “Pato” Díaz is Training With Minnesota United of MLS

As Minnesota United prepares for its first foray into the Major League Soccer playoffs, the club has a flamingo on the field. Christian Díaz, who played left back for most of Forward Madison FC's matches this season, is in Minnesota training with the club for a week, Madison head coach Daryl Shore confirmed Tuesday. "They asked him to come up and...

Former Fort Worth Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Atatiana Jefferson

A former Fort Worth, Texas police officer who shot and killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own home over the weekend has been arrested and charged with homicide, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Aaron Dean, 34, was responding to a call from a neighbor concerned that Jefferson's door was open. Dean was apparently searching outside Jefferson's home, saw her through...

Wisconsin One of Several US States Marking Their First Indigenous Peoples’ Day

From our content partner Channel3000 MADISON, Wis. - A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples' Day as part of a trend moving away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus. New Mexico is scheduled Monday to mark its statewide Indigenous Peoples' Day with an invocation by several tribal leaders in unison in their Native languages. There also will be...

Father of Texas Woman Shot Dead by Police in Her Home: “My daughter had her whole life in front of her”

The fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, in her Texas home by a white Fort Worth police officer over the weekend has drawn swift condemnation and national outrage. "I mean it's senseless. My daughter… had her whole life in front of her," father Marquis Jefferson told CBS News. Atatiana Jefferson was killed around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday after...

Diverse & Resilient Announces Appleton Office, City Flies Rainbow Flag on National Coming Out Day

The City of Appleton celebrated a National Coming Out Day by flying the rainbow flag, which represents LGBTQ pride, at City Hall, and by welcoming Milwaukee-based Diverse and Resilient to its new office at 408 ½ West Wisconsin Ave. It was a gray, rainy day, but that didn’t damper the spirits of those celebrating the day designated for LGBTQ people...

Dr Sabrina Robins Earns Business Development Award

Dr. Sabrina W. Robins has been announced as the winner of the 2019 North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC) Advocate of the Year, an award that is given to an individual who has continuously and consistently contributed to minority business development, according to a press release from the organization. According to the North Central Minority Supplier Development Council, the...

Clintonville Cancels Homecoming After Students Mock Native American Dance

Clintonville High School has cancelled all activities for Friday night, including the Homecoming football game, after four non-Native students performed a mock Native American dance at a homecoming "dance-off" Thursday. Video of the dance went viral Friday morning. Clintonville, about 45 miles north of Oshkosh, is surrounded by Native American communities, including Ho-Chunk, Stockbridge Munsee, Menominee and Oneida people. Just over...

Diahann Carroll, Pioneering Actress on ‘Julia’ and ‘Dynasty,’ Dies at 84

Emmy- and Oscar-nominated, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Diahann Carroll, who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died. She was 84. Carroll's daughter, Susan Kay, told The Associated Press her mother died Friday in Los Angeles of cancer. Carroll was perhaps best known for...