Results tagged with 'african american'
Published Nov. 22, 2014
Dr. James Cameron ran the Milwaukee Black Holocaust Museum from 1988 until his death in 2006. Cameron is believed to be the only person to survive a lynching. A crowdfunding campaign is now in place to fund the re-printing of his autobiography.
Published July 14, 2013
Niki Johnson, the artist who created the controversial pope portrait made from condoms, has another intriguing piece at the Portrait Society Gallery, 207. E. Buffalo Ave. This one's called "A Vision in White" and it's a glass sculpture of Michelle Obama's arms.
Published Feb. 28, 2013
Everybody's favorite mayor Tom Barrett delivered his State of the City address this week, and in it he had a long list of things that have gone right and a wish list of things that need to get done. According to Dave Begel, he left a few things out.
Published Feb. 4, 2013
The fact is that some Americans don't really see Black History Month as all that big a deal at all; other than some re-broadcast of "Roots" or a week-long roster of "black movies" from Hollywood, there doesn't seem to be much urgency to keep the month in the forefront.
Published March 30, 2011
Yesterday, an article on Salon.com named Milwaukee the most segregated city (of at least 500,000 people) in the country. We've heard this before, and we'll hear it again. What can we do to change this?
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