May 17, 2016 by Leslie Amsterdam #JusticeForTony, an intimate photographic art show currently installed at the Jackie Macauley Gallery at the Social Justice Center has been extended through June 26, 2016. The show documents the response of Tony Robinson’s family and the community to his killing by a Madison police officer on March 6, 2015. […]
April 8, 2015 by Leslie Amsterdam On April 6, the family of slain teen Tony Robinson and their supporters marched from the house where he was killed to the offices of Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne to demand justice and an indictment for Matt Kenny, the Madison police officer who killed Robinson. The march […]
By Leslie Amsterdam, March 7, 2015 On Saturday, the Madison community honored slain teen Tony Robinson by marching from the City-County Building to a vigil at the scene of his death Friday evening. The unarmed, recent high school graduate was shot five times by a Madison police officer responding to a call on Williamson Street […]
Sign seen at the “Stop the Cuts – Save UW” rally held on the Library Mall on February 14, 2015.
November 20, 2014 by Leslie Amsterdam The Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative formed in 2011 to report on legislative and political activities in Governor Scott Walker’s Wisconsin. The tireless efforts of a small, but dedicated group of reporters, writers, photographers and editors produced countless news stories on diverse subjects that were largely ignored by mainstream corporate […]
April 17, 2013 by Leslie Amsterdam Read more about Michael Kissick’s ACLU lawsuit seeking to protect Free Speech at the Wisconsin Capitol here: https://www.aclu-wi.org/story/capitol-free-speech-case-qa-professor-michael-kissick
Read the latest about the Capitol crackdown: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/11/23/what-happened-to-the-capitol-crackdown/