Damita Brown talks with Mahnker Dahnweih, Director of Community Power Building from Freedom, Inc about police brutality, the attempted murder of Jacob Blake, and what we as a community can do to reform and heal. Photo by Ken Fager on Flickr
Damita Brown talks with.. Kailea Saplan from Tone Madison about her recent article challenging Madison’s plan for downtown recovery, and how helping businesses is coming ahead of fixing policing and racism in Madison. Mahnker Dahnweih, Director of Community Power Building from Freedom, Inc about police brutality, the attempted murder of Jacob Blake, and what we […]
(Photo c/o Chali Pittman) Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul has identified the Kenosha Police Officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back on Sunday. The officer, Rusten Sheskey, has served on the Kenosha Police force for seven years. Kaul also largely confirmed media reports about the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but stopped short […]
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 that have been lost or forever changed by violence. WORT 89.9FM Madison · Protests over shooting of Jacob Blake continue Meanwhile, community leaders and local […]
In this week’s ExPO hour, Jerome Dillard and fellow ExPO workers Aaron Hicks and Carl Fields stray from the usual topic of prison reform to address the ongoing injustice and indignity of the police shooting of Jacob Blake and others suffering at the hands of police violence against Blacks.
“You don’t want protests turning into riots? Stop letting arrests turn into murder,” says a protestor with a megaphone, as unrest in downtown Madison begins to wrap up around 2am Tuesday morning. Protesters spent Monday evening and Tuesday morning marching in civil unrest in Madison, protesting the Kenosha Police Department officer’s shooting of a Black […]