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Series: Policing Practices And Accountability In Wisconsin


 
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As protests over police brutality and systemic racism continue, state and local leaders in Wisconsin are grappling with how to address the needs of their own communities. Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes discusses police budgets and policy, a culture of racism, and his vision for the state.
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Three Madison moms of Black men and women have created "cocoons" of safety for their children in a world that doesn't see them or love them as they do.
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Despite warnings of severe weather throughout Wisconsin, protests were planned across the state on June 9 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Gov. Tony Evers says the Wisconsin National Guard has concluded its mission around the state's ongoing Black Lives Matter protests.
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A number of different groups across Wisconsin are organizing Black Lives Matter protests, and each have their own perspective about needs in their communities. Still, there are common themes to their requests.
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Protests are again springing up in Milwaukee and Madison, marking an 11th straight day of demonstrations decrying racism and police violence after George Floyd was killed in the custody of Minneapolis police.
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Wisconsin has seen dozens of protests against police brutality and racial injustice across the state. Many policymakers are looking for ways to respond to the issues raised by protesters in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
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The World Health Organization is asking protestors to wear cloth masks, even though the organization says non-medical masks can provide a false sense of security against COVID-19.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is among the many Wisconsin professional athletes who have spoken out in support of protesters across the state, who first took to the streets in late May to demonstrate against the killing of George Floyd.
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The George Floyd March in Wausau on June 7 was the city's third protest in a week. Some 1,500 protesters marched on downtown city streets, chanting for an end to police brutality.