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Isiah Holmes

Isiah Holmes

Isiah Holmes is a journalist and videographer, and a lifelong resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Holmes' video work dates back to his high school days at Wauwatosa East High, when he made a documentary about the local police department. Since then, his writing has been featured in Urban Milwaukee, Isthmus, Milwaukee Stories, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Services, Pontiac Tribune, and other outlets.

Wisconsin, worst in nation, incarcerates one out of every 36 Black residents

By: - October 18, 2021

A new report by the Sentencing Project is casting a damning light on Wisconsin’s incarceration of Black and Latino people. The report, drawing on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, found that one out of every 36 Black Wisconsin adults is incarcerated within a state prison — giving […]

Poor People’s Campaign push for ‘Third Reconstruction’ in America

By: - May 21, 2021

The Rev. Dr. William Barber and Democratic members of Congress unveiled a resolution Wednesday calling for a “Third Reconstruction” to tackle poverty and the effects of low wages across the country. “This is the real question — what is the cost of inequality,” Barber said at a Washington news conference. The resolution aims to achieve […]