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Peoples was America's first Black-owned brewery

Published Feb. 5, 2015

Milwaukee is and has always been America's beer capital, so it makes perfect sense that the country's first African American brewery was born here thanks to Theodore Mack, Henry Crosby and their cohorts.

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Black Holocaust Museum founder's book prepared for reprinting

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.

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Condom pope artist completes glass piece of Michelle Obama's arms

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.

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A wish list for Milwaukee

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.

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Black history still matters to some

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.

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