Black Male Incarceration Rate http://wuwm.com en Advocate: WI's High Rate of Incarcerating Black Men an "Undeclared State of Emergency" http://wuwm.com/post/advocate-wis-high-rate-incarcerating-black-men-undeclared-state-emergency <p>One of Milwaukee's most outspoken advocates for racial justice is calling Wisconsin's disproportionate incarceration of black men an "undeclared state of emergency." Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:53:13 +0000 Erin Toner, Stephanie Lecci, Michelle Maternowski & Ann-Elise Henzl 26595 at http://wuwm.com Advocate: WI's High Rate of Incarcerating Black Men an "Undeclared State of Emergency" Black Male Incarceration Devastates Milwaukee Neighborhoods http://wuwm.com/post/black-male-incarceration-devastates-milwaukee-neighborhoods <p>There’s a part of Milwaukee where every residential block has multiple numbers of men who’ve served time in prison - the 53206 zip code on the city’s north side.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 25454 at http://wuwm.com Black Male Incarceration Devastates Milwaukee Neighborhoods Wisconsin Followed Trend As U.S. Sent Higher Rate of Black Men to Prison http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-followed-trend-us-sent-higher-rate-black-men-prison <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Though Wisconsin has the unfortunate distinction of having the country's <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/why-are-so-many-black-men-wisconsin-behind-bars" target="_blank">highest rate of black male incarceration</a>, it does fall in line with national trends.</span></p><p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 06:22:07 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 18627 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Followed Trend As U.S. Sent Higher Rate of Black Men to Prison Thousands of Black Men Follow Common Path to Prison http://wuwm.com/post/thousands-black-men-follow-common-path-prison <p>In 2010, one in eight working-age black men in Wisconsin was in prison. WUWM News meets one of them. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 17658 at http://wuwm.com Thousands of Black Men Follow Common Path to Prison Wisconsin's High Black Male Incarceration Rate Concerns Community Leaders http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsins-high-black-male-incarceration-rate-concerns-community-leaders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A <a href="http://www4.uwm.edu/eti/2013/BlackImprisonment.pdf" target="_blank">UW-Milwaukee</a> study released this year shows Wisconsin has the country’s highest rate of black male incarceration, by far. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl & Stephanie Lecci 17531 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin's High Black Male Incarceration Rate Concerns Community Leaders Reaction to UWM Study: Young Black Men Should Focus on Education and Entreprenuership http://wuwm.com/post/reaction-uwm-study-young-black-men-should-focus-education-and-entreprenuership <p>Wisconsin has the highest black male incarceration rate in the country.<br><br>According to a <a href="http://www4.uwm.edu/eti/2013/BlackImprisonment.pdf" target="_blank">new study by researchers at UW-Milwaukee</a>, more than 50 percent of black males in their 30s in Milwaukee County have spent time in state prison. The report also points out that time in prison is the most serious barrier to employment, which helps explain the excessively high unemployment rate among African American men in Milwaukee.<br> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:37:17 +0000 LaToya Dennis 1800 at http://wuwm.com Study: Wisconsin Far and Away Leads Nation in Black Male Incarceration http://wuwm.com/post/study-wisconsin-far-and-away-leads-nation-black-male-incarceration <p>The 2010 Census informed Wisconsin that it had the highest rate of black male incarceration in the country – well over 12 percent. Now a new examination of the numbers puts Wisconsin not only at the top - but far ahead of all other states when it comes to sending black men to prison. Sun, 21 Apr 2013 20:42:22 +0000 Marge Pitrof 1801 at http://wuwm.com Study: Wisconsin Far and Away Leads Nation in Black Male Incarceration