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Milwaukee Talks Race: Community Baptist Church's Demetrius Williams

Published Aug. 25, 2016

Demetrius Williams has three advanced theology degrees from Harvard Divinity School, saw racial struggles (and solutions) in Boston and has more than 30 years of ministerial experience. The pastor at Sherman Park's Community Baptist Church shared his thoughts on his neighborhood and race in Milwaukee.

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10 big dreams that could help heal Milwaukee's racial divisions

Published Aug. 25, 2016

The ability to talk about race is behind the plan for OnMilwaukee's ongoing series of Milwaukee Talks: honest and frank discussions, unedited and focused on the issues of equality and justice. It's also the time for big dreams for the city.

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Introducing Milwaukee Talks Race: real conversations, different voices

Published Aug. 23, 2016

"Milwaukee Talks Race" is a series of in-depth and unfiltered Q&A-style interviews on OnMilwaukee.com, starting this week. It's a way to have the conversation we keep saying we need to have, hear new voices, gain different perspectives and, hopefully, offer a platform for potential to change our city.

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How to be a smart breaking-news consumer on social media

Published Aug. 23, 2016

It's never been easier to know about breaking news as it's happening on the ground - and then share that news with others. But the facts can easily become polluted with ever more convincing half-truths, lies and oftentimes simple confusion.

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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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