Since May, Madison’s streets have rumbled with calls for reforms — reforms of the carceral system, of long-standing racist social mores and, most prominently, of the nation’s police forces. Now, […]
Protesters rally to support passage of Hands Up Act
It was a dreary, overcast autumn day as Travis Washington stood on a makeshift wooden platform to address a crowd of protesters. Behind him, the capitol building loomed and, below, […]
Community leaders, youth protesters, and “accountability” ...
Protests continued in Madison Tuesday night and into Wednesday over the Kenosha Police shooting of Jacob Blake. A candlelight vigil organized by Freedom, Inc. at the Capitol mourned Black lives […]
Impact Demand (Facebook, Instagram) is a youth-led group that has been the organizing force behind several of Madison’s ongoing protests for racial justice. The group formed in the wake of […]
Impact Demand organizer Ayomi Obuseh on the future of Madison’s ...
Impact Demand is a youth-led group that has been the organizing force behind several of Madison’s ongoing protests for racial justice. The group formed in the wake of the murder […]
LGBTQ and Black Lives Matter groups celebrate Pride for Black Lives
On Friday, June 12th, local Black Lives Matter activists joined up with queer rights groups to celebrate all Black lives, including gay and transgender Black people. They held a rally, […]