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Results tagged with 'activism'

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Mom gets active after losing son to heroin

Published April 30, 2014

Linda Lenz has got a message for heroin: your days are numbered taking hold of our children. Lenz, a Muskego resident who lost her son Tony to a heroin overdose in February 2013 is amassing an army to defeat the drug through education and open forum discussion.

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PETA's "Got zits?" billboard breaks out in Milwaukee

Published May 15, 2013

A new PETA billboard on West Lisbon Avenue shows a teen with a pimple-covered face, a milk mustache and the words, "Got zits? Studies Show: Milk and Cheese Trigger Acne. Ditch Dairy."

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Documentary illuminates OLB's efforts

Published April 27, 2013

When Lane Hall and Lisa Moline set up a rally near their home in Wauwatosa with a simple illuminated "Recall Walker" sign, they had no idea it would ignite a world-wide movement called The Overpass Light Brigade (OLB). A documentary about OLB's success debuts in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 2.

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SlutWalk Milwaukee is in the works

Published May 11, 2011

SlutWalks are happening all over the world, and now, Michele Stander-Reimer is organizing a Milwaukee march for later this summer. The purpose of a SlutWalk is to raise awareness that a woman, no matter what she is wearing, does not deserved to be raped.

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Lucille Berrien: An unsung Milwaukee hero

Published Feb. 13, 2011

Berrien is an 84-year-old welfare rights activist, former member of the Black Panther Party and the first Black woman to run for the mayor of Milwaukee. To this day, she continues to work for peace and equality in Milwaukee.

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No I am not talking about werewolves or something (lycanthropy to the non-nerds). I am searching for a term to refer to looking to your local community to help out first – local philanthropy, local activism, local charity.What I am getting at here is – with all the stuff going on in t...


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