Former Democratic Senator Lena Taylor Condemns Rushed Legislative District Enactment as ‘Insult’ to Milwaukee Constituents

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – After a 20-year career in the Legislature, former Democratic Sen. Lena Taylor bid farewell with a passionate speech criticizing the rushed enactment of new legislative districts by the Republican majority. Taylor expressed her disappointment with the lack of public hearings and votes by legislative committees, describing it as an insult to herself and her constituents. In her address, Taylor emphasized the importance of transparency and urged her colleagues to listen to the people. Her strong stance against the Republican-drawn maps resulted in her voting against them, which Democratic Gov. Tony Evers subsequently … Read more

Sundance Film Festival 2024 Welcomes Star-Studded Lineup of Jurors, Including RuPaul Charles and Lena Waithe

PARK CITY, Utah – The 2024 Sundance Film Festival, set to take place from January 18-28, is fast approaching, and preparations are well underway. One of the most important aspects of the festival is selecting the jurors who will determine the winners of the various competition categories. Over the years, Sundance has had the privilege of hosting esteemed individuals such as Quentin Tarantino, Jane Campion, and Sarah Polley. This year’s jury lineup includes notable Sundance alumni, including Lena Waithe, Debra Granik, Jennifer Kent, and Zal Batmanglij. In an announcement made by the Sundance Institute, the … Read more