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Arts @ Large exhibit explores history of civil rights and baseball

Published Aug. 11, 2015

According to a Milwaukee NNS report, students from six area schools used what they learned from Negro League baseball player Dennis Biddle and All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player Joyce Westerman about the minority influence in baseball to create original artwork, displayed alongside a traveling memorabilia collection and personal photos provided by Westerman in an Arts @ Large exhibit called "Civil Rights and Baseball."

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Schools & Communities United unveils education report and organizing event

Published May 14, 2014

In advance of a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that led to the desegregation of America's schools, Milwaukee's School & Communities United - a coalition of community, teacher, student, labor, civic and religious organizations - has issued a report on education in Milwaukee.

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