Results tagged with 'race'
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.
Published March 16, 2017
It was in the dark and the middle of a snowstorm when she broke my heart. It was last Monday, the snowstorm was in full swing and it was 5:20 in the morning. I got an Uber call to pick up a fare in the central city of Milwaukee. Here's what happened next.
Published March 4, 2017
A recent event, titled "Let's Face It: How Communities Remember and Repair Racial Trauma," explored the complexity of America's racial history and how to take steps toward reconciliation and healing, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Feb. 26, 2017
On Wednesday, the ACLU and ACLU of Wisconsin announced a federal class action lawsuit challenging what they called "the unconstitutional [and] suspicionless stop-and-frisk program of the Milwaukee Police Department," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Dec. 30, 2016
Last year, Madison365 published its first Black Power list, naming 28 of the most influential African-Americans in Wisconsin, with the hope highlighting the beauty of the diversity in our community. Here is the final part of 2016's list.
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Monday January 21st, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL Today is Martin Luther King Day, and that stirs up many thoughts from many people. Nobody wants to admit it, but race relations are no better today than they ever were. Sure, there may have been some half baked attempts made to smooth...
"(Race or ethnicity) should not be considered when applying to the University of Texas" Abigail Fisher (1)Miss Fisher, who had been rejected for admission to the University of Texas (UT) in 2008, has asked the US Supreme Court to rule that the policy of UT that c...
I was motivated by a recent episode of the Travel Channel's Man v. Food (Durham, NC episode), and want to challenge our lovely city of Milwaukee to a similar feat. Durham hosts an annual (2 years thus far) Doughman Challenge. It's part Ironman, part eating competition: "charity quadrathlon w...
I am Black and I don't agree with Eric Holder. I think Americans, North and South and everywhere have open and honest conversations about values and ideas of groups with different skin colors, and other traits of diversity. They talk about black-on-black crime, the lost generation of young...
Race day is finally tomorrow! I have been busy getting ready for the big day. The Pink Cosmos team has really come together pulling in donations throughout the team. Our top fund-raisers are:Mary Vollmer at $350.00Christine Zielinski at $315.00Kate Petrosky at $300.00 Here are so...
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