Project Milwaukee
2:18 pm
Mon June 15, 2009

What the Races Think of Each Other

Black residents frequent Mister Perkins restaurant on the north side.
Black residents frequent Mister Perkins restaurant on the north side.

Milwaukee has long held a reputation of being segregated: with blacks living primarily on the north side and whites on the south.

In today’s installment of Project Milwaukee: Black and White, WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson visited establishments on both sides of town, to ask blacks and whites about their interactions with each other.

The Omega restaurant on the south side draws a white clientele.
The Omega restaurant on the south side draws a white clientele.