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Blistering Toronto Star article rips segregation in 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.

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Goodbye, corporate America: Black female entrepreneurs growing in U.S.

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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The silent herstory of #BlackLivesMatter

Published Dec. 26, 2015

As a concerned woman of color, I eagerly follow news about the Black Lives Matter movement. It's overwhelmingly apparent that women of color, though deeply embedded in the movement itself, are largely ignored in the national coverage.

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Losing The Race

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...

Texas Mix 'Em

"(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...

Milwaukee needs a Doughman!

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...

An Open Conversation with Eric Holder

  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 Tomorrow

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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