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Community support critical to Black Holocaust Museum's resurgence

Published April 9, 2017

On a recent morning in Bronzeville, a crowd of community members and city leaders gathered for the groundbreaking of the new Garfield Development - featuring a new location for the Black Holocaust Museum, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Remembering Adonis Ames, Milwaukee's elastic man

Published Jan. 13, 2017

Milwaukee's own John A. Krause, more popularly known at the turn of the century as world-renowned contortionist Adonis Ames, bent over backwards to become famous - and paid for it by dying before he was 30 years old.

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The altercation at the Alternate Site

Published Jan. 2, 2017

By mid-1972, the Alternate Site had settled into peaceful co-existence with its neighbors, the police and ordinary citizens enjoying warm summer days along Milwaukee's lakefront. That is, until July 2, 1972, when an altercation broke out.

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The Productivity Paradox

The Productivity Paradox – Comparing Innovations by Paul Winghart Would you rather be the only one with a motorcar in 2013 or the only one with a smart phone in 1913?  Assuming the entire current infrastructure is in place so your phone would work then as it does now, the question ge...

Award Season Reviews: The King's Speech

THE KING'S SPEECH received a lot of early buzz for Colin Firth's performance as King George VI, but it's been gaining a lot more momentum lately as a possible Best Picture contender. Both are absolutely valid. In his latest effort, Tom Hooper has created something that is at once beautifully ...

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