Spike Lee’s newly released film Da 5 Bloods offers answers to some of the questions being asked on the streets by the wave of protests against systemic racism.
What do one of the founders of Facebook, the chief operating officer of Blackstone Group, the American Association of Clinical Urologists and the co-chairman of Bain Capital have in common?
The nationwide protests against police brutality and white supremacy have sparked local interest in African American literature and antiracist books.
Evictions have surged in La Crosse County since the lifting of a temporary eviction ban, despite the launch of a state program to help renters.
The city is cutting the library’s budget by 10%, resulting in an announcement of 15 layoffs. Meanwhile, funding for the police department will be cut by just 0.8%.
La Crosse teachers union president John Havlicek talks about COVID-19’s impact on public schools, systemic racism, and why now isn’t the time to cut education funding.
Keonte R. Turner: Thank you for fighting and marching alongside us. But don’t be our voice.
Tiny Richland Center, population 5,184, in 2019 received a hulking mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, valued at $767,000 from the Pentagon.
Nurse Jayne Swiggum is running for state senate free from any financial influencers and wants to give working people a real voice in the statehouse.
Read this interview with local activist Katrina Sletten about what the protests in La Crosse and beyond against the murder of George Floyd and police brutality mean.