You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday... well, here’s a day to give back. This national initiative celebrates giving and encourages individuals to give better and give smarter during the holiday season. Support organizations that matter in your life. Give back to your community.
Black Men in Prison: Why are so many Wisconsinites behind bars, and what are the costs?
In the 2010 Census, Wisconsin had the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in the nation. One of every eight black men of working age is behind bars. In Milwaukee County, more than half of African American men in their thirties have served time in prison.
Milwaukee artist Jessica Roush has been selected as the winner of the "My Sound World" T-shirt design challenge from NPR and Threadless. The winning design is available for purchase in the NPR Shop and at Threadless.com, with proceeds also benefiting WUWM.