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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Assembly Republicans Advance Campus Free Speech Bill That Trims UW Authority

    Allowing any two people to trigger an investigation into a student's protest activities will exacerbate an existing chilling atmosphere on free expression for students of color.

    Capital Times, 05/30/2017
  • Free Speech and Racism on College Campuses

    Savion Castro, a UW student and One Wisconsin Now research associate, talks with HBO's VICE News Tonight about free speech and racism on college campuses.

    HBO, 05/25/2017
  • Robin Vos Directed Campus Free Speech Attack

    Not only would this bill expel students for using their constitutional right to free speech, but also it could inhibit professors from conducting research.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/11/2017
  • New Republican ‘Safe Spaces for Racists’ Legislation Threatens Students With Expulsion for Declaring Hate Speech Not Welcome on Campuses

    Students could be expelled from a state university or technical college for organizing a protest to “dissuade” speakers from appearing on campuses.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/03/2017
  • Savion Castro: Charlie Sykes’ Defense of Hate Speech Shows He Hasn’t Changed His Stripes

    For 23 years Charlie Sykes’ radio show was the loudest megaphone allowing right-wing Wisconsin Republicans to foment racial division.

    Capital Times, 05/02/2017
  • One Wisconsin Now: Paul Ryan’s Cowardly Support for Muslim Ban

    Statements regarding U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Janesville) continuing support for Donald Trump’s racist and ineffective Muslim Ban.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/06/2017
  • What Does Lowell Holtz Have to Say About American Majority Now? Nothing.

    Lowell Holtz was quick to brag about American Majority working for him but is failing to denounce the vile racism and sexism their executive director .

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/03/2017
  • Rep. Sean Duffy Has Not Explained, Nor Apologized for Remarks on Lack of ‘White Terrorism’

    He should be censured by Speaker Paul Ryan and the House for such unseemly remarks

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/08/2017
  • Walker Says He Backs Trump on Travel ban

    Gov. Scott Walker is backing President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting seven mostly Muslim countries. Walker had been silent on the ban issued Friday until his spokesman released a statement Monday afternoon....

    WTMJ-TV, 01/30/2017
  • Donald Trump Seeks Black Support, Says ‘war on Our Police Must End’ at Suburban Milwaukee Rally

    Responding to rioting and violence in Milwaukee in recent days, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made an appeal to black voters and said the country needs more police officers during a rally...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/17/2016
  • Scott Walker’s Record Has Been Disastrous for Milwaukee African Americans

    With the eyes of the nation focused on racial unrest in Milwaukee, Walker has provided no leadership on bringing communities together and healing racial wounds.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/15/2016
  • What Does Donald Trump Have to Do to Lose Scott Walker’s Endorsement?

    Gov. Scott Walker’s endorsement of Donald Trump is no longer a reflection on Trump’s character, but on Scott Walker’s, or lack thereof.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/02/2016
  • Statements of One Wisconsin Now on Epidemic of Violence

    Shooting back isn't going to solve our problems, but neither is denying the reality of what we face.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/08/2016
  • Wisconsin State Rep. Jesse Kremer Declares Race Not a Problem in U.S. Until Election of First African American President

    Jesse Kremer issued a press release yesterday declaring the country has been “torn apart” by the “divisive racism” of the first African American President of the United States.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/15/2016