A handful of Republicans in the state legislature have re-introduced legislation to protect right-wing hate speech on UW campuses.
Board of Regents will hold a public hearing on its plan weeks before students return to campus [Wisconsin Examiner]
Trumps Twitter controversy, Wisconsins new budget and a preview of the 2nd Democratic debate in Detroit. [WMTV-TV]
Another Stain on the Record of the Candidate Who Helped Scott Walker Target the Voting Rights of People of Color
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]
Republicans leading Wisconsin state government have sat silently and refused to stand up to Trump and denounce his racism, xenophobia and sexism.
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]
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.
Does Scott Walker have racist tendencies? Scot Ross has a definitive answer and he shares it with the Devils. [WRRD-AM]
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]
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.
Scott Walker should spend some time reflecting on how his policies have led Wisconsin to be ranked the worst state for black Americans.
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 the state to hear him.” [Wisconsin Radio Network]
‘On Corrections, Scott Walker Always Makes the Wrong Decision and Always for the Wrong Reason’
Gov. Scott Walker refused to share his thoughts on Donald Trump’s family separation immigration policy that strips children from their parents.
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.
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.
Rep. Paul Ryan, Gov. Scott Walker, and Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel have offered no condemnation of Paul Nehlen.
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.
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.
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]
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]
Will Scott Walker Be Delivering His Remarks Under the Glare of the Spotlight or the Glow of a Tiki Torch?
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.
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]
“One of the most powerful tools of the civil rights movement was civil disobedience and disruption,” Castro said. [Badger Herald]
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?
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 is demanding all members of the Wisconsin Republican Assembly Caucus meeting at the State Capitol today condemn by name their party’s leader
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.
Scott Walker’s record on attacking the voting rights of people of color for political gain is unconstitutional and the definition of racism.
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]
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]
Not only would this bill expel students for using their constitutional right to free speech, but also it could inhibit professors from conducting research.
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.
For 23 years Charlie Sykes’ radio show was the loudest megaphone allowing right-wing Wisconsin Republicans to foment racial division. [Capital Times]
Statements regarding U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Janesville) continuing support for Donald Trump’s racist and ineffective Muslim Ban.
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 .
He should be censured by Speaker Paul Ryan and the House for such unseemly remarks
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.
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.
Shooting back isn't going to solve our problems, but neither is denying the reality of what we face.
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.
On Day House Speaker Implores Fellow Republicans to Oppose KKK, Fellow WI U.S. Rep Glenn Grothman Votes Against Honoring Black Author, Poet, Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou
For fifty years Republicans have been trying to exploit racism and bashing the poor for their partisan political gain.
“Bob Gannon says black people in Milwaukee are responsible for over 10,000 mass layoffs in municipalities across the state," said Scot Ross, the executive director of One Wisconsin Now. "His statements are despicable, racist tripe that should embarrass all of his Republican colleagues." [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
In a press release from his taxpayer-financed office, Rep. Bob Gannon suggests African Americans in Milwaukee are to blame for the state jobs crisis.
State Senator Chris Kapenga Endorses Barring A Muslim From Being Elected President While Using Tax Dollars to Support Islamic Religious Schools
In Kapenga’s mind it’s fine to spend tax dollars for kids to get an Islamic religious education while telling them they shouldn't be allowed to be President.
Liberals were particularly peeved by Walker’s responses to the questions about abortion and targeting of African-Americans. They drew mentions from the websites Huffington Post and Think Progress and from the liberal group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
As Governor and as Milwaukee County Executive, Scott Walker personally had artwork depicting African Americans removed from public buildings.
What Was it About Scott Walker That Inspired Seven Donations From White Supremacist Leader in Texas to Governor in Wisconsin?
Why did a virulent racist from Texas that heads an identified hate group based in Missouri make seven donations to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker over four years?