Please Help Save Troy Davis!!

http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/e/16711680/wshh4KiEt782FuXKHhh6 In less than 6 hours, a man - likely innocent of charges - is scheduled to be put to death. Troy Davis was convicted of killing an off duty police officer in the 80s. Since then, witnesses have recanted and evidence has come to support his innocence. But in cases such as this -…

Enter OOHP’s Snowdance Festival – Patch

Has your sense of humor been ignored? Have you stopped sending Christmas cards to your creativity? Is the keyboard sick of being used merely for Facebook updates? Then perhaps you need to recharge, dust off your funny bone and enter Over Our Head Players' Snowdancecompetition. Whether comedy writing is a daily occurrence or something you have…

My Name is Heather and I May Be a Racist – Patch

On Opening Night at the Wisconsin State Fair, a large group – some say hundreds – of African American boys and girls physically attacked random, white, fair-goers. This was a full on riot clearly fueled by race. It is scary, sick and intolerable. These kids need to be brought up on hate crime charges and…

Racism: Alive and Well in Wisconsin – Patch

I spent a large part of last weekend reading the responses to my commentary regarding the tragic events which took place at the State Fair and the subsequent racist reactions. A large group of young black boys and girls randomly attacked white fair goers on August 4. It was defined as a mob attack and, in all…

Quest for a Better Quest – Patch

It is no secret that Governor Scott Walker and the like pray at the alter of privatization. Their actions this past year have been a blatant attempt to guide our state into a completely privatized region. Schools are at the top of their list, but educators are typically smart and tough so that fight won't…

“Where Are the Jobs, Paul Ryan??”

At the Racine and Kenosha offices of Congressman Paul Ryan, things were a little louder and busier than usual on Aug 24. Wisconsin Jobs Now is an coalition of local groups, faith organizations and neighborhood associations that want to bring jobs to Wisconsin. With megaphones and signs, group members gathered outside Ryan's Racine office today. “I…

Less Education Equals Higher Unemployment – Patch

Imagine your house on fire. The walls crumbling, smoke fills the hallways and it is becoming more difficult to escape. You see your landlord standing there with a phone and a fire extinguisher but he won’t let you use them. Instead, the home burns to the ground and the landlord kicks you out for not…