Evanston, Illinois is compensating victims of housing discrimination. Big questions remain about whether and how reparations should be handled.
Following the lead of presidential candidate Andrew Yang, cities in Wisconsin and elsewhere are providing residents a basic income. Will the trend grow?
Setting aside government money at birth for all children has been tried both inside and outside of the United States — and even in Wisconsin. Not everyone is a fan.
Thousands of residents in Wisconsin — many of them people of color — would see a higher standard of living if politicians raised the long-stalled minimum wage.
Historical redlining, racial covenants and modern-day barriers including lower incomes keep most residents of color in Wisconsin from owning homes
Here’s a list of resources in Milwaukee and around Wisconsin
People of color in Wisconsin have higher incarceration rates than whites, which means many jobs and opportunities remain out of reach for them.
After we published a story about how many Black Wisconsin residents struggle with high student loan debt, several readers had questions about how the debt for Clint Myrick, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee alum, was able to reach $152,039.
Cutting or eliminating student loan debt would ‘change everything,’ says one Black University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee alum struggling with a six-figure debt.
Color of Money, a new Wisconsin Watch series examining the state’s stark racial disparities in wealth and income, launches May 15.