Results tagged with 'segregation'
Published July 9, 2017
After his family was told they could not purchase a home on the South Side in the '60s, the young Prentice McKinney was motivated by anger to learn about the issues facing his people, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published July 1, 2017
August will mark the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee's Open Housing Marches, which sparked a municipal open housing law and the promise that the city's housing would one day be integrated. That hope, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, is stale now.
Published Nov. 21, 2016
Sherwin Hughes, a talk show host on black-owned WNOV (AM-860), provides a much-needed African American voice on Milwaukee radio that offers black opinion and commentary.
Published Oct. 31, 2016
We all know Milwaukee is often identified as a segregated city - and, most of the time, it is. White and black folks have their favorite places, and they don't often overlap. But sometimes they do. And when they do, it works.
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.
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