The days after the shooting of Tony Robinson

Reactions and reflections in the following weeks
The days after the shooting
Photo by Beth Skogen

On March 6, Tony Robinson, an unarmed 19-year-old black man, was killed by a white Madison police officer. Madisonians responded with protests, memorials and honest conversations. Here we gather a collection of reactions and reflections in the weeks that followed.

With contributions by Pat Dillon, the poet Fabu, Neil Henen, Maggie Ginsberg, Robert L. Kehoe III and Brennan Nardi

Heinen: What we do next: The key to ending racial disparities

‘To us, he was a child’: Madison mothers react to shooting

Q&A: Leaders answer with ideas and solutions for change

Fabu: This is not what we dreamed for our sons

Four Madisonians feel the impact of Tony Robinson’s death

Madison Magazine Editor Karen Lincoln Michel moderated “A Conversation on Race on Thursday, April 30. Find the transcript of that conversation by clicking here.

The days after the shooting

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Editor’s Note: This package of stories, columns and Q&As won the 2015 Milwaukee Press Club Silver Award for Excellence in Journalism for Best Multi-Story Coverage of Single Topic or Event. Also, the cover, pictured below, won a 2015 Milwaukee Press Club Bronze Award for Excellence in Journalism for Best Single Cover Design. Art Direction by Tim Burton and photo by Beth Skogen.

The days after the shooting