Results tagged with 'segregation'
Published Jan. 25, 2016
Milwaukee gets a lot of good ink and links nationally, but it's not all seashells and balloons, as former Marquette head coach Al McGuire might say. For example: a recent story in the Toronto Star serves as a blistering indictment of our racial 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.
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