June is LGBTQ Pride month, and this year it was also a time of reckoning over racial injustice and police misconduct as nationwide protests erupted over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Author Archives: Will Cioci
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.
Mural project brought Black voices to a shuttered State Street
A public art project transformed the bleak scene left by looting and violent protests into one of color, dialogue, and Black experience. Wisconsin Watch photographer Will Cioci spoke with artists and community members about what the murals mean for Madison and what happens when the art comes down.
Photos: Fury and resolve as Wisconsinites rally for Black lives
Over the past few weeks as furor over the killing of George Floyd spread around the country, rallies and protests took place in Wisconsin communities both large and small. Here are scenes from some of the peaceful protests that our photographers have captured.