Evers says Walker is misleading on achievement gap attack


Wisconsin’s achievement gap between white and non-white students is becoming an issue in the race for governor. Gov. Scott Walker on Monday tweeted that his opponent Tony Evers hasn’t done enough the past nine years as state superintendent to close the state gap, which is one of the worst in the country. > AP News

Barnes’ Twitter spat with Walker continues, including Kaepernick jersey selfie

Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor Mandela Barnes’ Twitter feud with Gov. Scott Walker continued Thursday, involving current Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and culminating in the 31-year-old former state lawmaker posting a photo of himself sporting the jersey of former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. > Madison 365

Wisconsin political activists hope to win back black voters with ‘silent canvass’

With Wisconsin Democrats trying to re-elect Sen. Tammy Baldwin and unseat Gov. Scott Walker, African-Americans are a key part of the coalition necessary to do so. > NPR

New report highlights disparities between Wisconsin arrest rates of black, white, Native American youth

The number of kids arrested in Wisconsin is declining, but only for white juveniles. A new report found that black youth are three times more likely, and Native American youth twice as likely, to be arrested in Wisconsin than their white peers. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Rachel Campos-Duffy says some blacks find immigration centers ‘better than’ public housing


Rachel Campos-Duffy, a Fox News contributor and wife of U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, drew stinging criticism this week after she compared immigration detention centers favorably with public housing, backing up her thesis by citing the opinions of unnamed African-Americans. > NY Times

Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee police reports on Sterling Brown’s arrest ‘don’t match’ the video

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On body camera video, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown appears to show very little — if any — resistance to Milwaukee police before he is tased outside a drugstore on the city’s south side. Yet draft police reports offer a much different account. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Buck Sterling Brown: ‘I gave in so they didn’t pull out their guns.’

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As a gang of Milwaukee police officers surrounded Sterling Brown, forced him face first into the pavement and fired a Taser into his back, he thought about everything he had to live for. “I gave in so they didn’t pull out their guns,” he said. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel