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Friends, family of Da’Shontay King march in Downtown Racine: ‘We just want the truth’

RACINE — At 11:30 a.m. on a warm Thursday afternoon, upwards of 200 people attended a rally and march in Downtown Racine demanding justice for Da’Shontay King, a 37-year-old Black man killed by a Racine police officer on May 20. The throng of people chanted to release the cop’s body camera footage as a plea […]

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Prayer Vigil held for Brittany Booker: “Stop the Violence”

People made signs with pleas for justice to accompany the balloons in honor of Brittany. –Pink balloons were everywhere, including hearts, stars and the letter B as loved ones brought them to be released at the end of the vigil. –Kelly Scroggins-Powell organized the vigil spoke on behalf of Brittany’s mother, Gale, who “said she’s […]

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Racine Public Library Wins Grant to Support Climate Change Programs

City of Racine – The Racine Public Library has been selected as one of 25 U.S. libraries to participate in Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that will help libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations on the climate crisis. “We are proud to be […]