Wisconsin Protests

MADISON — An email exchange released Tuesday by Gov. Scott Walker shows concessions his office is willing to give on some aspects of the proposal, raising hope that a solution to the three week stand-off in Wisconsin may not be far off. ALSO READ: WBW Honors: Medgar Evers CNN reports: The e-mails showed ideas and […]

MADISON, Wisconsin — A Wisconsin state lawmaker has been tackled by police as he tried to enter the state Capitol that is closed to the public.

MADISON — Union leaders and other protesters say they plan to make a peaceful stand when police begin clearing out the state Capitol nearly two weeks after demonstrators first occupied the building. RELATED: Top 9 all white sitcoms loved by Black people Police have said they will arrest anyone who refuses to clear out at […]

No matter what happens between now and the 2012 presidential election, poor and middle-class Blacks have a great deal to be concerned about. RELATED: Top 5 MLK speeches The current political battle against teachers in Wisconsin is a Reaganesque assault on unionized government workers. The private sector is watching closely and licking its chops. The […]

Wisconsin — The Wisconsin Assembly early Friday passed a bill that would strip most public workers of their collective bargaining rights – the first significant action on the new Republican governor’s plan. RELATED: The 9 white sitcoms Black people love The vote put an end to three straight days of punishing debate, but the political […]

Wisconsin — New polls have emerged that show a majority of Wisconsin voters oppose Governor Walker and agree with the protestors in support of the unions. Related: Top 9 Must See Black Films The poll conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research showed 51 percent of Wisconsin voters disapprove of the job Walker is doing in […]

Wisconsin — Union protests are continuing in Wisconsin as Govenor Scott Walker is threatening major budget cuts that will affect many union workers. Related: WBW Honors Richard Wright Cars we loved way back when This morning on Fox News, Walker told Obama to “stay out of the state’s business” after Obama’s comment that Wisconsin is […]