Results tagged with 'race'
Published Jan. 6, 2015
After years of dealing with the violence and poverty that surrounded her and her family, Sytoria finally moved out of Milwaukee's central city. She found a nice, quiet and clean apartment in a safe suburban community, where she could keep the doors unlocked at night. But according to a report by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the 30-year-old black child care worker who makes $10 an hour was in for a rude awakening.
Published Dec. 23, 2014
On Saturday, Jan. 10, Sherman Perk Coffee Shop will host "Racial Healing Part 3," a celebration of Sherman Park neighborhood and community.
Published Dec. 2, 2014
Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson PD has now resigned. Should he have? He probably had no choice. His life would be in danger every time he set foot outside the station and, he told the media, his fellow officers' lives, too. However, should he have had to? That's a different question. The answer is a resounding "no."
Published Nov. 4, 2014
On occasion, a local television station does something that has such an impact and is so vivid that I have to tip my hat. This tip goes to Toya Washington and WISN-TV for a piece that aired Monday night amid all the hoo-rah about the next day's election.
Published Oct. 29, 2014
After nearly 10 years of more or less being off the radar with only the occasional stand-up gig, comedian Dave Chappelle decided to embark on an earnest comeback tour and many presumed - although some questioned if - he could bring it back.
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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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