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The Forum: How Hillary lost Wisconsin

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 clich├ęs.

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"I Am a Boy of Color" presents affirming images of black and brown boys

Published Nov. 5, 2016

Concerned about the negative images of brown and black boys abound in the media, and the lack of children's books featuring African-American kids, Deanna Singh recently wrote her first book, "I Am a Boy of Color," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Some Milwaukee restaurants take segregation off the menu

Published Oct. 31, 2016

We all know Milwaukee is often identified as a segregated city - and, most of the time, it is. White and black folks have their favorite places, and they don't often overlap. But sometimes they do. And when they do, it works.

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Losing The Race

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...

Texas Mix 'Em

"(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...

Milwaukee needs a Doughman!

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...

An Open Conversation with Eric Holder

  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 Tomorrow

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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