Segregation http://wuwm.com en Groups Launch Ideas Contest to Address Segregation in Milwaukee http://wuwm.com/post/groups-launch-ideas-contest-address-segregation-milwaukee <p>There's a new approach to deal with racial segregation in Milwaukee - <a href="http://greatertogether.me/" target="_blank">a contest</a>.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 36025 at http://wuwm.com Groups Launch Ideas Contest to Address Segregation in Milwaukee Racial Inequality is Still Strong in American Cultural Reality http://wuwm.com/post/racial-inequality-still-strong-american-cultural-reality <p></p><p>We have discussed some of the myriad causes of racial discrimination.&nbsp; And some have spoken about what they see as racially discriminatory practices at several levels.&nbsp; While some lump that concept in under the umbrella term, “racism,” our first guest this morning would urge you to understand the distinction between the two concepts.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:44:53 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 28958 at http://wuwm.com Racial Inequality is Still Strong in American Cultural Reality New Ranking: Milwaukee Still Country's Most Segregated Metro Area http://wuwm.com/post/new-ranking-milwaukee-still-countrys-most-segregated-metro-area <p>A new ranking reaffirms Milwaukee's place as the overall most segregated metropolitan area in the United States. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 22:20:38 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Michelle Maternowski 18934 at http://wuwm.com New Ranking: Milwaukee Still Country's Most Segregated Metro Area Book Highlights Sherman Park's Push for Diversity http://wuwm.com/post/book-highlights-sherman-parks-push-diversity <p></p><p>Milwaukee is one of, if not, the most segregated city in the country - according to varying accounts. A report released last month by the <a href="http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/pdf/VitalSigns_Milwaukee_2013.pdf" target="_blank">Greater Milwaukee Foundation</a> says the city is the most segregated among 15 similar areas.&nbsp; But the study also notes that Milwaukee is 6th out of those regions for diversity. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:05:55 +0000 Stephanie Lecci 8431 at http://wuwm.com Book Highlights Sherman Park's Push for Diversity Church Group Works to Overcome Racial Divide http://wuwm.com/post/church-group-works-overcome-racial-divide <p><strong>A church-based non-profit is working to overcome segregation and division in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood.</strong> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:56:29 +0000 Amy Kiley 4866 at http://wuwm.com Church Group Works to Overcome Racial Divide Author Finds "Stain of Segregation" in Milwaukee's Schools Both Past and Present http://wuwm.com/post/author-finds-stain-segregation-milwaukees-schools-both-past-and-present <p>Some public school advocates are sounding alarms over several issues in Governor Walker's proposed biennial budget. They point to essentially unchanged state aid and a call for expanding the state's voucher program as new challenges to Wisconsin's public school systems. Some also say that the effort to reward higher-performing schools would come at the expensive of schools already facing a steep climb, in districts such as Milwaukee Public Schools. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 20:29:51 +0000 Mitch Teich & Eleanor Peterson 1547 at http://wuwm.com Author Finds "Stain of Segregation" in Milwaukee's Schools Both Past and Present