Closer Look at Tuesday Night's Turmoil in Madison

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Closer Look at Tuesday Night's Turmoil in Madison

By Trevor Keller | Here & Now

June 26, 2020 • South Central Region

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The arrest of Devonere Johnson, a Black activist in Madison sparked a protest that turned violent. State and city-county buildings were targeted, statues toppled and a democratic state senator attacked. Republican leadership called for the Madison Mayor and Governor Evers to take more forceful action against violent protestors. Evers authorized the National Guard to support law enforcement.


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