Pain and fury following the May 25, Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd has fueled a nationwide movement against police brutality and system racism — and in support of Black lives. Wisconsin communities of all sizes have hosted protests and rallies throughout May and June. Our photographers captured these scenes in Madison, Milwaukee and the tourist village of Sister Bay (population, 916) as residents of all backgrounds gathered to proclaim that Black lives matter.
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Will Cioci joined Wisconsin Watch in 2020. He is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, pursuing a degree in Journalism, Environmental Studies, and Political Science. He has interned for state and local government in the past and works as co-editor-in-chief and photographer for the Daily Cardinal student newspaper at UW-Madison.
Coburn Dukehart joined the Center in 2015 as Digital and Multimedia Director. She is head of product, directs the Center’s visual and digital strategy; creates visual and audio content; manages digital assets and trains student and professional journalists.
Dukehart previously was a senior photo editor at National Geographic, the picture and multimedia editor at NPR, a photo editor at USATODAY.com and washingtonpost.com, interned in the White House photo department, and worked for a London-based publishing group. She has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year International and the White House News Photographers Association. Her multimedia and photography work has been honored with a Webby, a Gracie, a Murrow, a duPont, and Milwaukee Press Club awards, and she was nominated for a national Emmy. Dukehart received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds a master’s degree in photojournalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.