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OPINION: Issues pertaining to the Wisconsin fall Senate race and Black voters

OPINION – The upcoming fall Wisconsin Senate race will be one of the most important in the state’s history, especially for the Black population of the Southeastern sectors of Racine and Kenosha. Although there are many Democratic candidates running, the seat is held by the highly conservative and eccentric Republican Ron Johnson. As a conservative, […]

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OP-ED: Fuel journalism, help the community and get cool stuff

We’re not going to sugar-coat this — reader revenue helps fuel journalism. So if local news matters to you, please donate to our 2021 Local News Fund today. With a goal of raising $30,000 through the Local Media Association, Racine County Eye will fund several investigative journalism projects.  Our community struggles with affordable housing, the impact […]

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OPINION: Party on the Pavement 2021…a testament to Racine’s resilience

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Some folks may not know or remember that Downtown Racine’s Party on the Pavement street festival is a classic example of that adage. Nearly 20 years ago, downtown area streets were torn up for months by an extensive utilities and street reconstruction project. Traffic and parking were a […]

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OPINION: School Boards Leader Calls for Civility

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Executive Director John Ashley released the following statement: We’ve become increasingly alarmed at the recent reports of personal threats of violence and harassment directed at school board members across the state. Civil disagreement and protest are cornerstones of our democracy but attempts to intimidate school board members and physically disrupt […]