Results tagged with 'Race'
Published March 29, 2016
The policy implications from a new study are clear: Economic integration of neighborhoods, instead of the economic segregation that largely exists today, is a key to boosting children's chance of success in school and as adults. And that's not all.
Published Feb. 28, 2016
As studies show that older African Americans are almost twice as likely as whites to develop Alzheimer's disease, Madison365 reports the 6th Annual Solomon Carter Fuller Alzheimer's event offered a chance for attendees to share experiences dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia.
Published Jan. 28, 2016
Most of the time I don't bother getting wrapped up in all those "feel good" videos that seem to inundate the World Wide Web. But I've found one that has an important message - particularly for Milwaukee.
Published Jan. 25, 2016
Milwaukee gets a lot of good ink and links nationally, but it's not all seashells and balloons, as former Marquette head coach Al McGuire might say. For example: a recent story in the Toronto Star serves as a blistering indictment of our racial segregation.
Published Jan. 8, 2016
More and more women of color have gone out on their own after having creatively constricting, unsatisfying experiences in corporate America. That mundaneness recently caused Madison-area entrepreneur Taylar Barrington to take the leap and to break out of it, Madison365 reports.
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Monday January 21st, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL Today is Martin Luther King Day, and that stirs up many thoughts from many people. Nobody wants to admit it, but race relations are no better today than they ever were. Sure, there may have been some half baked attempts made to smooth...
"(Race or ethnicity) should not be considered when applying to the University of Texas" Abigail Fisher (1)Miss Fisher, who had been rejected for admission to the University of Texas (UT) in 2008, has asked the US Supreme Court to rule that the policy of UT that c...
I was motivated by a recent episode of the Travel Channel's Man v. Food (Durham, NC episode), and want to challenge our lovely city of Milwaukee to a similar feat. Durham hosts an annual (2 years thus far) Doughman Challenge. It's part Ironman, part eating competition: "charity quadrathlon w...
I am Black and I don't agree with Eric Holder. I think Americans, North and South and everywhere have open and honest conversations about values and ideas of groups with different skin colors, and other traits of diversity. They talk about black-on-black crime, the lost generation of young...
Race day is finally tomorrow! I have been busy getting ready for the big day. The Pink Cosmos team has really come together pulling in donations throughout the team. Our top fund-raisers are:Mary Vollmer at $350.00Christine Zielinski at $315.00Kate Petrosky at $300.00 Here are so...
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