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Sarah Maughan

More than 100 people gathered at the Goodman Center to celebrate the life and work of Milele Chikasa Anana, civil rights activist and longtime publisher of “UMOJA” magazine, which highlights the accomplishments of Madison’s black community. more

Mar 2, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

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David Michael Miller

It is premature to panic about the loss of civil liberties under President-elect Donald Trump. But vigilance is good. And those concerned should keep an eye on the military — the true, final arbiter of government affairs. more

Dec 15, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion

Even though the Boy Scouts have dropped the ban on gays, Gov. Scott Walker still supports it. A father wants to know if he should let his son join. more

Aug 3, 2015 8:00 AM Tell All

The progressive coalition started in 2013 in protest of Republican efforts in the North Carolina statehouse to cut funding for education, Medicaid and unemployment benefits and to restrict access to voting and abortion services. more

Mar 12, 2014 11:17 PM News

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Judith Davidoff

Lawyers representing opponents of the state's domestic partner registry have asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule it violates the state's 2006 constitutional ban on gay marriage. But during oral arguments Wednesday in the case of "Appling v. Doy more

Oct 24, 2013 4:04 AM News