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Breaking down racial barriers: Hopeful Milwaukeeans build a better Brew City

For many people, the reality of living in Milwaukee is bleak due to racial inequality and issues of social justice. And yet, the city teems with people dedicated to improving circumstances every single day. Here are 15 individuals who don't always get the recognition they deserve, but continue to work toward a better future Milwaukee - for themselves, for their families and for residents whom they've never met.

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Spreading the Word to End the Word at UW-Milwaukee

Spreading the Word to End the Word at UW-Milwaukee

Students gathered in the Union Concourse March 4 to make the pledge to "Spread the Word to End the Word" and to get their pictures taken afterwards. Tables aligned with piles of shirts containing the phrase "Spread the Word to End the Word" lead the front of this display along with large white boards with [...] The post Spreading the Word to End the Word at UW-Milwaukee appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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"The Gunman" stars Sean Penn in the usual Liam Neeson old man assassin.
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