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Three things former residents miss about Milwaukee

Published Jan. 13, 2014

Focusing on the positive, because it's a fresh New Year and all, here are the top three things numerous ex-pats miss about Milwaukee - along with a thing or two they don't yearn for.


Laughing at racism

Published Feb. 14, 2013

Everyone can agree: race - and racism - is one touchy subject. With "Clybourne Park," the Milwaukee Rep tackles the issue in an unconventional way: with comedy. Gerard Neugent sits down with to discuss the power of comedy to create dialogue within the community.


Thornton: Where is the outrage?

Published Feb. 27, 2012

Last month, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors meeting began with a moment of silence for four students who had died in the previous weeks. Again. Four kids - school-age kids - dead. This weekend, MPS superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton asked why we are not angry at the violence in Milwaukee?


Milwaukee named "most segregated"

Published March 30, 2011

Yesterday, an article on named Milwaukee the most segregated city (of at least 500,000 people) in the country. We've heard this before, and we'll hear it again. What can we do to change this?


Dahlk tells the epic story of African Americans in Milwaukee schools

Published Jan. 15, 2011

If you're looking to read an epic tale rooted in history and featuring strong personalities struggling to change the world, look no further than "Against the Wind," a hefty new hardcover from Milwaukee author Bill Dahlk, published by Marquette University Press. We talked to Dahlk about researching and writing the book, about the story he tells in its more than 600 pages and about the lessons to be learned from it.

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