Wisconsin activists call on lawmakers to take action on racial inequalities, police brutality

MADISON, Wis. — Activists from throughout Wisconsin called on politicians to make changes Friday afternoon when it comes to racial inequalities and police brutality.

Speakers had a message of unity and said it doesn’t matter who you are, just that everyone must come together to create lasting change.

The family of Joel Acevedo, Tari Davis and state Rep. Sheila Stubbs  spoke at the event.

Organizers said Friday’s rally is their first of many, and they plan to continue to fight until they get the change they would like to see.