Derek Williams Archives

Beyond a reasonable doubt

April 15, 2013

By Raina J. Johnson Special to the Milwaukee Times Just over 6 months ago, the district attorney ordered that an inquest be conducted for the purpose of inquiring into how Derek Williams died while in the custody of the Milwaukee Police Department on July 6, 2011. The 33-page report released by special prosecutor John Franke… [Read More]

No more rallies

April 11, 2013

Being Frank By Frank James IV When something continues to happen over and over again, either you like it or change it. In Milwaukee once again the African American community is outraged over a police action. Derek Williams died while in police custody in 2011. This past week a special prosecutor decided to not press… [Read More]

What’s goin’ on?

March 28, 2013

By Raina J. Johnson, Special to the Milwaukee Times The last of a dying breed WMCS-AM (1290) announced last week that due to a business decision, they were changing formats and call letters to WZTI Martini Radio – geared toward “mature” adults, primarily those over 50 years of age. WMCS talk radio had a 20… [Read More]