Results tagged with 'segregation'
Published Oct. 15, 2015
Last summer, Milwaukee received the Judgmental Map treatment, with a graphic of the city irreverently marking its various segregations and stereotypes. And apparently Milwaukee can't get enough of poking fun at its own glaring embarrassments because the map's been making the rounds yet again this week.
Published Sept. 16, 2015
Madison, Minneapolis, Austin, Portland, San Francisco. These are America's most progressive, forward-thinking, open-minded and social-justice-focused cities. According to a report from Madison365, they also have the worst racial disparities in the nation and some of the worst racial segregation.
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 Oct. 9, 2014
Greater Together is a challenge to have people create and submit an idea to help address the problem of racial difficulties. It is a labor of love for local designer Ken Hanson, who has spent his own money funding the first year of Greater Together.
Published Oct. 7, 2014
The Greater Together Challenge will take place on Monday, Oct. 13. Fifteen people will present ideas to dismantle segregation and racial and economic inequality in Milwaukee and the winner will receive $5,000.
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