Biss, please!

With the 2018 Illinois gubernatorial primary a mere five months away, The ReSisterhood would like to announce its support for candidate Daniel Biss.¬†How did we come to this conclusion when there are candidates out there who have more money and better name recognition? Quite simply put, State Senator Biss's years in the Illinois legislature and …

McLean County GOP Finds It Hard to Denounce Nazis

Since white nationalists descended on Charlottesville two weeks ago and Donald Trump invented the term "alt-left" whole cloth, local conservatives have been turning themselves into pretzels to shift the blame for the violence and hateful rhetoric back onto progressives. Instead of condemning the violence perpetrated by the white supremacists--no ifs, ands, or buts--leader of the …

Civilian Review Bloomington: FAQ edition

With the recent proposal of a civilian review board in Bloomington, there's been a lot of misinformation swirling around social-media threads. The ReSisterhood put together this fact sheet in the hopes of clearing some of it up. What is the civilian review board? The Public Safety and Community Relations Board (PSCRB), also known as a …

Immediate Action Required: Bike BloNo

This week, the Bloomington Planning Commission will be voting on whether to add Washington Street bike lanes to the Bike Master Plan. The lanes will allow cyclists and those traveling by car to safely share the road. Please take some time to read about the proposed bike lanes here: https://bikeblono.org/ While establishing bike lanes should …

Hate Crime Committed in Bloomington

Sometime over the weekend (May 6th or 7th), racially charged graffiti was left in McGraw Park in Bloomington. The vandals spray-painted swastikas, the word KKK, and the n-word on a portion of the pavement in the park. The perpetrators are possibly three white male teenagers, aged 15 to 16, who also committed other vandalism in …

Kingsley Junior High Dress Code: An Update

Last Friday, our story about the Kingsley Junior High dress code controversy was picked up by local radio station WGLT and a member of the ReSisterhood interviewed for the piece. We're doing a follow-up to the story since Unit 5 still has not provided satisfactory clarification on Principal Shelly Erickon's April 26th audio message, which …