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Community leaders say Milwaukee "can't police" its way out of violence

Published Aug. 13, 2016

Local leaders called for a comprehensive solution to gun violence in Milwaukee during a recent conversation exploring strategies to combat the issue, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports. The solution, they said, must address the root causes of violence.


Let's have some empathy, please

Published July 12, 2016

Author Chinua Achebe's words have been on my mind for the last week, for reasons I hope are obvious. I firmly believe that what the United States needs at this moment is more empathy, a greater sense of shared purpose and shared experience.


Fathers pledge to help reduce violence in city

Published June 26, 2016

Dads are the key to deterring the violence plaguing many Milwaukee neighborhoods, according to organizers of the 500 Fathers United Initiative, whose "Safe Summer Kick-off Celebration" brought fathers and community leaders together, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


500 Fathers needed to stand up against violence in Milwaukee

Published June 15, 2016

Alderman Khalif J. Rainey is calling on Milwaukee fathers by the hundreds to attend a special news event on Friday, June 17 at Moody Park to make a commitment to helping end violence in Milwaukee. This event is part of Milwaukee's 500 Fathers initiative.

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Rev. Ron reviews "Pain & Gain"

Michael Bay takes the caffeine-mainlined, cocaine-fueled pace he is known for and puts it towards a stylized crime comedy based on a true story...hey, at least he's taking a break from his repeated beatings he's giving to the childhood of most men in America...that is, until the next Transformers...

HOODMOMMA: The View from Here

DEFINITION OF HOODMOMMAHood: not meaning a bad place where poor black and brown people live.Hood:meaning a place of family, community and home.Momma: not meaning woman who has birthed a baby.Momma:meaning community-builder and protector of life. Warrior.Peace Milwaukee!This blog marks the return ...

Japan is safe? HA!

I was recently the victim of a random act of violence. To set the scene: I was traveling home in the sardine can known as the Odakyu line on a weeknight around 9:30 p.m. The commuter in the seat next to the door had decided that getting a seat wasn’t enough — he also wanted the meta...

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