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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.

How Kenosha PD and the FBI received Wisconsin’s BLM protester list

By: - November 19, 2021

New details have emerged regarding a list of people law enforcement believed to be involved in Black Lives Matter protests last year. Documents recently obtained by the Wisconsin Examiner show that, despite earlier statements, the list was indeed shared with members of the Kenosha Police Department. The revelations raise questions about the extensive surveillance which […]

Lawsuit suggests police worked with militias in Kenosha

By: - November 18, 2021

The Kenosha Police Department’s tolerance of armed right-wing groups after the shooting of Jacob Blake triggered protests and civil unrest last year and is the subject of a newly filed lawsuit. The court filing, pushed by Attorney Kimberley Motley and other attorneys representing the sole survivor of the shooting which allegedly involved then-17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, […]

One year after Jacob Blake shooting, Kenosha is still looking for answers

By: - September 5, 2021

The incident, which started as a domestic call during a child’s birthday party, took place on a Kenosha street on a Sunday afternoon in late August. Neighbors took a cell phone video as Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey fired eight shots into Jacob Blake’s back. The video went viral, quickly igniting a firestorm. The small […]