Results tagged with 'Race'
Published Dec. 8, 2016
Now that the initial emotion from the Aug. 13 shooting of Sylville Smith by police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown has subsided, it's time to take a look at some of the fiery rhetoric uttered that night - and look at the facts about life in Milwaukee.
Published Dec. 7, 2016
The Democratic party must still note the value of its black voters, staffers and political consulting firms in 2018. If not, the entire party will descend even deeper into minority status just like the electors they seem to take for granted.
Published Dec. 7, 2016
MobCraft CEO Henry Schwartz first apologized for a proposed beer called "Date Grape" and when asked about three of the craft brewery's previous labels that contain racial stereotypes he promised future labels would not include the imagery.
Published Nov. 30, 2016
Welcome to America 2.0, the pre-civil rights redux. The World According to Trump. The worst upset in modern presidential history? Actually, quite the opposite. This election was the simplest of clichés.
Published Nov. 19, 2016
Several group and city leaders served as panelists, addressing a packed room at the 10th annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit, titled "A Frank Conversation about Race in Milwaukee," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service 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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