Spotlight: Evers appointee’s hidden violent past

By Heather Smith, MacIver Institute

MADISON — As we reported last month, Gov. Tony Evers was forced to rescind the appointment of a convicted felon facing active felony charges to his Juvenile Justice Commission.

Now, we’re learning about another Evers appointee with a history of violence — this one able to keep his record of charges secret so far.

We have reported on Dr. Charleston before. He’s UW-Madison’s deputy vice chancellor, vice provost and chief diversity officer. Evers appointed Charleston to the Governor’s Council on Equity and Inclusion.

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