Milwaukee organizations are taking action to help those caught in the border crisis. Read more

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Donald Trump kicked off his re-election campaign by repeating the same racist threats about terrorizing Latino immigrants throughout the country he used to win the presidency. Read more

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Participating in the cannabis industry—even without consuming it yourself—can make you ineligible to become a U.S. citizen. Read more

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Theatre Gigante’s Isabelle Kralj and Mark Anderson explain why their season finale was cancelled due to Trump’s policies. Read more

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The heat didn’t silence angered citizens Saturday afternoon, as hundreds gathered in downtown Milwaukee to protest actions taken by President Trump’s administration regarding families detained at the U.S./Mexico border. Read more

Happening Now

Hundreds gathered outside of the ICE headquarters in downtown Milwaukee on Thursday, June 21 for an event organized by the New Sanctuary Movement of Milwaukee and Voces de la Frontera. Read more

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Contrary to stereotypes, millennials are becoming an engaged generation concerned with community, society and political action. Read more

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Immigrants of Milwaukee, yourstories deserve to be heard. You have two months to contact CooperativePerformance, a theater and dance collective which is calling for submissions. Whether it is through text,audio, poetry, dance, music, v.. Read more

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Voces de la Frontera is a membership-based organization fighting for the rights of immigrants and low-wage workers. Read more

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In the latest special edition of the Democracy in Crisis Podcast, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with reporter Aura Bogado, creator of "The Wire" David Simon, Marielena Hincapié from the National Immigration Law Center, historian... Read more

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“I think we can add this one extra thing to a list of reasons why Sheriff Clarke should resign now," Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde said to wild applause at the rally. Read more

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The media concentrate so much attention on extreme right-wing Christians, it’s easy to forget there are any other kind. Read more

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A broad cross sectionof Milwaukee gathered last night to support immigrants and refugees who arebeing threatened by President Donald Trump. The event, called Unity forHuman Dignity (#U4HD), was a powerful reminder of how much the world needs .. Read more

Happening Now

Take some time out tonight tosupport our immigrants and refugees who are under attack by the president. Abroad coalition of advocacy groups is organizing a powerful event, “MilwaukeeGathers in Unity for Human Dignity,” on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at.. Read more

Happening Now

Republican presidents don’t like being told they’re breaking the law, especially when they are. Read more

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“If you can believe what he tweets, it appears that [Trump] doesn’t really have an appreciation for these basic constitutional principles and who knows how many others.” Read more

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“I think when you appoint white nationalists to your administration and politicians who don’t represent civil rights or workers’ rights, I think you can say [Trump] is serious and I think he can get it done,” Christine Neumann-Ortiz, exe... Read more

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Since the election, I have received more than 60 phone calls and a few hundred emails from wonderful and patriotic individuals who are simply devastated by the election of Donald Trump. Many of these people who contacted me wanted the Sheph... Read more

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“I don’t want to see families broken up, I don’t want to see children’s dreams dashed.”—Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Read more

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The Democratic convention just showed us the multiracial face of America as it exists today. The Republican nominee continues to show us the vile, twisted face of racism and bigotry in America. Read more

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