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‘Juneteenth Day, it’ll never die’: Wisconsin celebrates Black freedom, resilience during nationwide push for justice

Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom, resilience and Black ancestry. It is also a time to reflect on how to push against ongoing injustice. Wisconsin Watch photographer Will Cioci spent the day in Milwaukee to capture images and voices of people participating in the holiday.

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April 7, 2020: Wisconsin goes to the polls during a pandemic — despite health experts’ calls to stay home

Wisconsin forged ahead with in-person voting Tuesday, after the state Supreme Court overturned Gov. Evers’ order delaying the election due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are scenes and dispatches of Tuesday’s historic Election Day from around the state. This story will be updated throughout the day on Tuesday, April 7.