Race & Racism Category Archive


  • Republican State Legislators Offer White Nationalism Protection Act

    A handful of Republicans in the state legislature have re-introduced legislation to protect right-wing hate speech on UW campuses.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/13/2019
  • UW Response to White Nationalism: Threaten Students Protesting Hate

    Board of Regents will hold a public hearing on its plan weeks before students return to campus

    Wisconsin Examiner, 08/07/2019
  • UNSPUN: July 17, 2019

    Trumps Twitter controversy, Wisconsins new budget and a preview of the 2nd Democratic debate in Detroit.

    WMTV-TV, 07/17/2019
  • Brian Hagedorn Snags Support of Racist Voter Suppression Billboard Backer

    Another Stain on the Record of the Candidate Who Helped Scott Walker Target the Voting Rights of People of Color

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/12/2019
  • Race Was Not the Primary Reason for Walker’s Defeat

    Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker, with his long list of offenses against minorities compiled by One Wisconsin Now, lost his bid to governorship.

    Badger Herald, 11/27/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Baraboo High School Nazi Salute Photo

    Republicans leading Wisconsin state government have sat silently and refused to stand up to Trump and denounce his racism, xenophobia and sexism.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/12/2018
  • Scott Walker Says He Respects Others, Regardless of Their Beliefs* in Television Ad

    *Unless You’re a Woman, Person of Color, Migrant Family, Student or Sex Assault Survivor

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/29/2018
  • Scott Walker Claims Tony Evers Wants ‘special Treatment for Illegals’

    Walker’s ad comes a day before he was to campaign in Wisconsin with President Donald Trump ... The liberal group One Wisconsin Now called Walker’s ad racist.

    Associated Press, 10/24/2018
  • Racist, Sexist to Appear at Republican Campaign Rally in Mosinee on Wednesday … Donald Trump Will Be There Too

    Scott Walker won’t be the only racist, sexist politician on stage at a campaign rally at the Mosinee airport tomorrow, joining him will be Donald Trump.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/23/2018
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: October 23, 2018

    Does Scott Walker have racist tendencies? Scot Ross has a definitive answer and he shares it with the Devils.

    WRRD-AM, 10/23/2018
  • Lt. Gov. Candidate Mandela Barnes Compares Trump Immigration Policies to a ‘race to Create a Superior Race’

    Scot Ross, executive director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, took a shot at Trump's sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump in response.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/21/2018
  • A Tweetstorm of Scott Walker Racism

    Scot Walker’s track record of policy decisions in Wisconsin shows a candidate who often actively pursues stances that would undermine racial and social justice.

    Scot Ross, 09/17/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Kicks Off NFL Season Trying to Stoke Racial Division, Resentment

    Scott Walker should spend some time reflecting on how his policies have led Wisconsin to be ranked the worst state for black Americans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/06/2018
  • Corrections Election? Walker Jumps on Dem Plans to Cut Prison Population

    Scot Ross with the liberal activist group One Wisconsin Now notes Walker is lagging in polls. “He’s blowing that dog whistle loud and clear, and he’s trying to get every racist across...

    Wisconsin Radio Network, 08/09/2018
  • Scott Walker Cannot Defend His Racist Corrections Disaster

    ‘On Corrections, Scott Walker Always Makes the Wrong Decision and Always for the Wrong Reason’

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/07/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Says He Sees ‘no Value’ in Visiting State Prisons As He Hits Democrats’ Promises to Slash the Number of Inmates

    Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he sees “no value” in visiting the Wisconsin prisons that he runs and that cost taxpayers more than $1 billion a year. He made the comment at...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/07/2018
  • As Immigration Debate Rages, Scott Walker Is Not Weighing in

    Scot Ross, executive director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, pointed to other federal issues Walker has commented on.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 06/26/2018
  • Scott Walker Weighs in on Tariffs, Stays Mum on Immigration Questions

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker repeatedly evaded questions about federal immigration policy Monday, arguing it falls outside his jurisdiction. At the same time, he pushed for an end to international tariffs on products...

    Capital Times, 06/25/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Cowardice on Trump Border Policy 25 Years in the Making

    Scott Walker offered something worse than deafening silence on Donald Trump’s unconscionable policy of tearing infants and children from their parents.

    Savion Castro, 06/22/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Welcomed Group Pitching Biblical Justification for Trump Border Policy of Taking Children From Parents to Wisconsin

    It is a grievous misunderstanding of scripture and misuse of the Christian faith to use it to try to justify the horror of what was being done to families.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/21/2018
  • Scott Walker Should Use Badger Girls State Address to Apologize for Supporting Donald Trump

    Gov. Scott Walker has repeatedly refused to condemn the despicable actions being inflicted upon girls and women by his party’s leader, Donald Trump.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/21/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Cowardly Dodge of Questions About Trump Policy Separating Families at U.S. Border

    Gov. Scott Walker refused to share his thoughts on Donald Trump’s family separation immigration policy that strips children from their parents.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/19/2018
  • Scott Walker Orders Wisconsin National Guard Troops to Border

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has ordered about two dozen National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico. The announcement was publicized by state military officials June 18, and progressive activists and...

    Wisconsin Gazette, 06/19/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Quick to Weigh in on NFL Player Protests, Silent on Release of Footage Showing Authorities Assaulting Milwaukee Buck Sterling Brown

    Scott Walker has been unable to muster a response to the release of footage showing the harassment and abuse suffered by Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/24/2018
  • Leaders Condemn Gov. Scott Walker Attendance at Event Employing High Ranking Official Who Says ‘Black Race’ Is ‘Lazier Than the White Race’

    Last week, Gov. Scott Walker was featured at a Milwaukee event hosted by America First Policies, an affiliated arm of the the America First Super PAC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/02/2018
  • Scott Walker Calls for Military Training Facilities Along Mexican Border

    Gov. Scott Walker launched himself headlong into the immigration debate Monday, advocating for military training facilities along the Mexican border after previously backing President Donald Trump’s call for sending National Guard troops...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 04/10/2018
  • Walker Deflects When Asked About FBI Raid On Trump Attorney

    Gov. Scott Walker says he’s unfamiliar with the details surrounding an FBI raid on President Donald Trumps private attorney Michael Cohen. Asked Tuesday whether he shared those views, Walker declined to weigh...

    NPR, 04/10/2018
  • Caucus Addresses Disparities With State of Black and Brown Wisconsin

    Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, D-Milwaukee, faulted Republicans at the state and federal levels for policies that have imposed a culture of fear in Hispanic communities, pointing out that Gov. Scott Walker in his...

    Capital Times, 02/13/2018
  • Republican Silence on Paul Nehlen Racism, Anti-Semitism ‘Disturbing’

    Rep. Paul Ryan, Gov. Scott Walker, and Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel have offered no condemnation of Paul Nehlen.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/12/2018
  • Fresh Off Stunning Electoral Defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Dog Whistle Attacks on Poor and People of Color

    Wisconsin Republicans led by Gov. Scott Walker announced a special session of the legislature devoted to renewed attacks on families struggling to get by.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/18/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Shared Stage With White Nationalists Three Weeks Ago, Attacks Unannounced Opponent For Actions Four Decades Ago

    Scott Walker has failed to express remorse for his own appearance as a featured speaker sharing a stage with white nationalists at a conference three weeks ago.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/08/2018
  • Walker Plan to Attend Conservative Event Criticized

    Scot Ross with the liberal activist group, One Wisconsin Now calls Gorka, a former assistant to President Donald Trump, “an actual Nazi.”

    Wisconsin Radio Network, 11/28/2017
  • Walker to Share Stage With Right-wing Deplorables on Florida Junke

    Scott Walker is scheduled to share the stage at a Florida conference featuring some of the most extreme and divisive figures in American politics today.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 11/27/2017
  • Gov. Scott Walker to Share Stage With Right-Wing Deplorables for December Florida Junket

    Will Scott Walker Be Delivering His Remarks Under the Glare of the Spotlight or the Glow of a Tiki Torch?

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/27/2017
  • PoltiFact: Scott Walker Veers on NFL National Anthem Protests

    There appears to be a wider political connection. The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now pointed out the timing. We give Walker a Half Flip.

    PolitiFact, 10/25/2017
  • University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Adopt Unconstitutional Policy Based on Unconstitutional Assembly Legislation

    The Regents have imposed a system wide policy codifying an ideological agenda and creating campus safe spaces for right-wing provocateurs.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/06/2017
  • State Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Defends Confederate Monuments

    Scot Ross, executive director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, called Zimmerman’s views “indefensible” and said he should be removed from office.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 10/01/2017
  • Panel Discusses Effectiveness of Free Speech Bill

    “One of the most powerful tools of the civil rights movement was civil disobedience and disruption,” Castro said.

    Badger Herald, 09/13/2017
  • Defend DACA

    This week we’re asking you to call, write or email your representatives in Congress and tell them to defend DACA and the children who benefit from it.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2017
  • Wisconsin Republicans Owe Us Answers on DACA

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding plans by Republican Donald Trump to end the DACA.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2017
  • One Wisconsin Institute Statements on GOP ‘On Many Sides’ Resolution

    I will never understand what is so hard about unequivocal condemnation of neo-Nazi and other hate groups. Why must there always be a caveat?

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/01/2017
  • Demand An Answer

    If our elected officials aren’t calling out Donald Trump by name, they can’t claim they’re taking a stand against racism and nazis.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/22/2017
  • Savion Castro: Wisconsin Has Its Own History of Siding With White Supremacy

    White protesters beckoned a revival of the cause for which Lee and his army fought: preserving a society built upon white supremacy.

    Janesville Gazette, 08/19/2017
  • APB For AG: Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Shamefully Silent on Donald Trump’s Coddling of White Supremacists, Nazis

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has made no public comments in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s comments coddling white supremacists and neo-Nazis.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/18/2017
  • Wisconsin Republicans Need to Answer: ‘Do You Still Support Donald Trump’

    One Wisconsin Now is demanding all members of the Wisconsin Republican Assembly Caucus meeting at the State Capitol today condemn by name their party’s leader

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/17/2017
  • Gov. Scott Walker’s Refusal to Disavow Donald Trump Is Not Just Cowardice, It Is a Pattern of Behavior

    Scott Walker’s decades-long record of undermining social justice and attacking the rights of people of color is appalling.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/16/2017
  • Scott Walker Silence on Donald Trump Racism Deafening, Walker Record Speaks Volumes

    Scott Walker’s record on attacking the voting rights of people of color for political gain is unconstitutional and the definition of racism.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/16/2017
  • Battle Over Confederate History Hits Madison

    Savion Castro, a Madison native who works at One Wisconsin Now, says a public display calling Confederate soldiers “unsung heroes” is offensive.

    Isthmus, 08/16/2017