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We are "safe" because of segregation

Published Aug. 18, 2016

We could smell it, we could watch it on TV, we could watch video online, but those of us who lived near the turmoil this weekend did not experience it firsthand. This is not right. We were protected, we were "safe," because of segregation.


Please, no more nuance when talking segregation

Published March 29, 2016

The policy implications from a new study are clear: Economic integration of neighborhoods, instead of the economic segregation that largely exists today, is a key to boosting children's chance of success in school and as adults. And that's not all.


5 things I learned about Milwaukee's school segregation history

Published Feb. 25, 2016

James K. Nelsen is a history teacher at Golda Meir High School who decided to turn his senior thesis on segregation and MPS into a book. Finally, after 18 years, he did just that. Tuesday, he gave a lecture at UWM's Golda Meir Library on that topic.


Blistering Toronto Star article rips segregation in Milwaukee

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.


The NSFW "Judgmental Map of Milwaukee" makes the rounds again

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.

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