Racist Billboards Category Archive

  • 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’s Record on Voter Suppression

    With Scott Walker leading the charge, Wisconsin Republicans have systematically sought to make voting more difficult and manipulate state law.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/10/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Race & Ethnicity

    Despite the numerous studies showing that Wisconsin has a serious problem with racial disparities, Scott Walker has not led on this issue.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/08/2015
  • Emails Show Walker Involved in 2010 Voter Intimidation Billboard Campaign Content

    This is the smoking gun that shows Scott Walker at the center of one of Wisconsin’s most notorious voter intimidation efforts.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/12/2014
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls for Feds to Deploy Election Observers in Wisconsin for November 2014 Election

    In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, One Wisconsin Now is requesting the federal DOJ send observers to Wisconsin for the November 2014 General Election.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/06/2014
  • Will Gov. Walker Share Anti-Voter Tips on Alabama Visit?

    Jim Crow of the 1960s has nothing on Scott Walker when it comes to trying to keep legal voters from voting in free and fair elections.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/22/2013
  • #WalkerAt20: Bradley Foundation Errand Boy

    There's no bigger funder of the right-wing noise machine and radical agenda of unaccountable education privatization than the Bradley Foundation.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/12/2013
  • #WalkerAt20: Failing Democracy

    The rights of voters to participate in free and fair elections, and have confidence that their vote will be counted is fundamental to our democracy. No one has failed them more than Gov. Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2013
  • Is Wisconsin ‘Money Badger’ Michael Grebe Paying Fox News Head Big Bucks for Fawning Media Coverage of His Favorite Wisconsin Politicians?

    Fox News Chair and CEO Roger Ailes is in line for a big payday courtesy of Michael Grebe, head of the Bradley Foundation and co-chair of Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/13/2013
  • ‘Money Badger’ Minions Fight to Save Voter Suppression Efforts

    Wisconsin's right wing noise machine is attacking the GAB for estimating GOP efforts to repeal same day voter registration will cost the GAB at least $7.2 million.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/11/2012
  • Einhorns Expand Their State Political Scandal Portfolio

    Authorities should immediately open an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Capital Midwest being granted management of $1 million of taxpayer funds through WHEDA.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/09/2012
  • Wisconsin ‘Money Badger’s’ Paw Prints Uncovered In Attack on Worker Rights in Michigan

    Wisconsin's 'Money Badger', Michael Grebe, appears to have his paws in the attack on worker rights in Michigan according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/06/2012
  • Will Wisconsin ‘Money Badger’ Back Gov. Walker’s Quest for Presidential Super PAC Cash?

    Recent media report included Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on a list of suitors seeking an audience with GOP mega-donor and Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/05/2012
  • The Wisconsin ‘Money Badger’s’ Bad Night

    Last night proved that, in a fair fight, progressives win and the people of Wisconsin will reject right-wing policies that take their rights and favor the wealthy and corporations over the middle class and working families.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/06/2012
  • VC Sends Voter Fraud Message Via Billboards

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now (a civil rights group), issued a statement Monday raising several questions for the Einhorns.

    Upstart Business Journal, 11/05/2012
  • This Week in Voter Supression Highlights Dark Money investigation

    On this week’s Melissa Harris-Perry show, Perry highlighted a joint investigation by theGrio and One Wisconsin Now that uncovered the secret funderbehind a series of billboards that popped up in minority areas around Milwaukee, Wisconsin in...

    theGrio, 11/04/2012
  • Foundation Behind ‘Voter Fraud’ Billboards Exposed

    Thanks to reporting done by The Grio's Joy Reid and the advocacy organization One Wisconsin Now, Melissa Harris-Perry is able to name names for 'This Week In Voter Suppression” in exposing the foundation behind billboards that splashed false information on voter fraud.

    MSNBC, 11/03/2012
  • Exclusive: More True the Vote Poll Watching Materials Wrong

    One Wisconsin Now has uncovered more flaws in materials being distributed to Wisconsin poll watchers by the racist, right wing Texas outfit True the Vote.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/01/2012
  • War on Democracy

    One Wisconsin Now notes that “In 2010, Reince Priebus was cited by name, in an aborted voter caging plot targeting minorities and college students."

    Brad Blog, 11/01/2012
  • Bradley Foundation Bankrolls Controversial Billboards

    Although the Einhorn Family Foundation admitted to being the “private family foundation” behind the controversial “Voter Fraud is a Felony!” billboards that recently appeared in neighborhoods of color in Milwaukee and two Ohio cities,...

    PR Watch, 11/01/2012
  • Romney Campaign Touted Support of Foundation Head Behind Voter Suppression Effort

    Grebe's support for these voter suppression efforts was reprehensible and Romney's campaign will be no better if it fails to denounce them immediately.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/31/2012
  • Commentary: Voter Intimidation and Our Obligation to Fight Back

    Through investigative work by The Grio and One Wisconsin Now, it was discovered that the Einhorn Family Foundation was behind the ads.

    BET, 10/31/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Uncovers More Problems With Right Wing Poll Watcher Training

    One Wisconsin Now has uncovered Texas-based True the Vote’s Wisconsin poll watcher training materials also feature incomplete and incorrect information.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/30/2012
  • Venture Capitalist Behind Fraud Billboards

    TheGrio and One Wisconsin Now first reported Monday that the billboards were funded by the Einhorn Family Foundation. In a statement, the Einhorns confirmed that they were behind the ads.

    Washington Post, 10/30/2012
  • Bradley Foundation Helped Pay for 2010 Voter Fraud Sign

    The liberal organization One Wisconsin Now was the first to disclose the role the Einhorn foundation had in footing the bill for the billboards. Scot Ross, head of the Madison-based group, called it “reprehensible” that...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/30/2012
  • Einhorn Foundation Confirms It Paid for ‘Voter Fraud’ Billboards in Wis.

    An obscure family foundation has confirmed that it paid for a billboard advertising campaign warning of the legal penalties for voter fraud.

    America's Black Holocaust Museum, 10/30/2012
  • Author of Voter Fraud Billboards Steps Forward

    The renters of the Milwaukee-area billboards stating voter fraud is a felony were revealed Monday night after an investigation by One Wisconsin Now and African-American news website The Grio.

    Badger Herald, 10/30/2012
  • Family Admits It Paid for Voter Fraud Billboards

    One Wisconsin Now was among the groups criticizing the billboards’ owner, Clear Channel Outdoor, for allowing the anonymous signs.

    Wisconsin Radio Network, 10/29/2012
  • Who’s Right in County Budge Battle?

    The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now and the African-American website theGrio tracked down the information and reported it.

    Urban Milwaukee, 10/29/2012
  • Einhorns Confirm One Wisconsin Now/theGrio Investigation: Admit Purchase of Voter Suppression Billboards

    The Einhorn Family Foundation confirmed an investigation by theGrio and One WI Now and admitted it was the previously-anonymous funder of voter suppression billboards.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/29/2012
  • Right Wing Foundation Revealed As Funder of Voter-intimidating Billboards

    After outstanding detective work, One Wisconsin Now and theGrio revealed that funding to buy voter-intimidating ads came from the Einhorn Family Foundation.

    DailyKos, 10/29/2012
  • Venture Capitalist Revealed As Mystery Buyer of Voter Fraud Bills

    The group questioned “why the Einhorns only felt it was necessary to target legal voters in minority communities” and why they hid “behind the cowardly veil of anonymity.

    Raw Story, 10/29/2012
  • Revealed: Joint Investigation by One Wisconsin Now & TheGrio Uncovers Anonymous Funder of Voter Suppression Billboards

    This was not an act of free speech, but an expression of racism as despicable as the 'whites only' signs of the Jim Crow South.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/28/2012
  • Venture Capitalist Einhorn Paid for Voter Fraud Billboards

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, issued a statement Monday raising several questions for the Einhorns.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/28/2012
  • Little Known Wisconsin Foundation Behind ‘voter Fraud’ Billboards

    When Scot Ross heard about more than a dozen billboards going up in largely minority neighborhoods around Cleveland, Ohio, bearing ominous images of the legal penalties for voter fraud, the story had a familiar ring.

    theGrio, 10/28/2012
  • Dark Money Fueled by Little-Known Organizations

    Scot Ross of "One Wisconsin Now" joins Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests to dig into the details on the Bradley Foundation, what is called the "big granddaddy of political money that no one knows about."

    MSNBC, 10/27/2012
  • Statements on Clear Channel Decision to Remove Voter Suppression Billboards

    These billboards were an assault on the voters and the people of Wisconsin deserve to know who paid to attack the sacred right to vote in such an unseemly manner.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/20/2012
  • Over 2,000 Sign One Wisconsin Now Petition Demanding Clear Channel Yank Racist Voter Suppression Billboards

    More than 2,000 people have signed One Wisconsin Now's petition demanding Clear Channel remove the voter suppression billboards targeting minority communities in Milwaukee.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/19/2012
  • Clear Channel Owes Public Exposure of Racist Voter Suppression Billboards’ Client

    One Wisconsin Institute joined community leaders and organizations in Milwaukee for a press conference about the dozens of voter suppression billboards, targeting communities of color.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/14/2012
  • Swing-State Billboards Warning Against Voter Fraud Stir Backlash

    “I think that these billboards are designed to suppress the vote. That is their intention,” says Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Institute.

    NPR, 10/07/2012