In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a multiracial coalition in Milwaukee came together to fight for the rights of black and brown workers, for mothers receiving welfare and for victims of police brutality. And Milwaukee police and the Wisconsin state legislature used violent methods to try to stop them.
Antonio Ramirez shares his outrage at a gun dealer in his neighborhood who appears to be profiting from the COVID-19 crisis.
Antonio Ramirez, assistant professor of History & Political Science at Elgin Community College, writes that Anselmo Villarreal should resign from Southwest Key Programs, a nonprofit that is incarcerating undocumented children in U.S. custody.
Antonio Ramirez, assistant professor of History & Political Science at Elgin Community College, writes about his own experience being tased by a Milwaukee police officer, and states that Milwaukee is an apartheid city where innocent people can become victims of the police.