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Preserving downtown murals

Artist Shiloah Symone Coley while working on the mural which now stands on N. Fairchild St at the side of the Overture Galleries building. Her art is inspired by Aiyana Mo’Nay Stanley and Cameron Tillman who as children were murdered by police forces and stories went untold.

Eimy Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Since May 31, as a part of the peaceful protest of the Black Lives Matter Movement, art has stood along the streets of Downton Madison. This initiative was developed by Madison Arts Program Administrator Karin Wolf, who extended an invitation to local artists to express their feelings and ideas on the ...

‘Small Great Things’ Book Review 

Diya Basima, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Often when I am reading a book that focuses on racism in America, the story comes off as “desperately didactic.” When the authors themselves are not a person of color, they often struggle with portraying an accurate understanding of the “black experience.” We watch as the story loses focus of its original goal ...

Death of George Floyd sparks movement against systemic racism

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

September 2, 2020

Today marks exactly three months and six days since George Floyd was killed.  It is not the first time that a black man has been killed by police in this country. But it is the first time in quite a while that the entire country, and even countries overseas, have vehemently revolted against police...

College establishes George Floyd Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Dotzler, Copy Editor

September 2, 2020

Since the death of George Floyd, people around the world have taken a stand to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Many colleges and universities are also getting involved by establishing scholarships in Floyd’s name. To express their solidarity with the black community, Madison Colle...

Unidentified agents are unaccountable

Photo illustration by Maia Lathrop / images provided by TNS

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

August 31, 2020

Protests have been happening across the country against police misconduct and bias since May 26, the day after the death of George Floyd during an arrest. There have been incidents of violence and escalation from both protestors and police during protests across the nation, but the response from the Fede...

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