Black & White Race Relations in Milwaukee

Regional
4:20 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

New Ranking: Milwaukee Still Country's Most Segregated Metro Area

A Racial Dot Map shows clear a delineation between racial groups in the Milwaukee area.
Credit Dustin A. Cable, University of Virginia, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Reference Data by Stamen Design

A new ranking reaffirms Milwaukee's place as the overall most segregated metropolitan area in the United States.

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Politics & Government
1:03 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Black Community Leaders: Zimmerman Verdict Unsurprising

Two members of Milwaukee's black community say they aren't surprised by the Zimmerman verdict.
Credit Sal Falko/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Darryl Williams and Eric Von on the aftermath of the Zimmerman trial.

Two members of Milwaukee's African-American community say the George Zimmerman verdict has a stark takeaway for black male teens.

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Arts & Culture
1:58 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Book Describes Family's Loss Shrouded in Discrimination

Sylvia Bell White with her son, Douglas Lamont Bell, at the opening of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's play on her brother, Daniel Bell.
Credit jsonline.org

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Jody LePage.

A Madison writer helps a remarkable Milwaukee woman tell her story of a lifetime’s search for justice.

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Project Milwaukee
5:56 pm
Fri June 19, 2009

Project Milwaukee Community Forum: Panel Discussion

Panelists: Marc Levine, Tim Sheehy, Enrique Figueroa, Howard Fuller and Paula Penebaker.

WUWM's Project Milwaukee: Black and White forum took place on Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 at the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory - The Domes.

The panel of experts addressed race relations and the impact of segregation in Milwaukee from a variety of perspectives: education, business, social services, and unemployment.

Afterwards, roundtable conversations focused on exploring ways to improve and build a more integrated community.

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Project Milwaukee
5:24 pm
Fri June 19, 2009

Project Milwaukee Community Forum: Panel Conclusions

The third section of our "Project Milwaukee: Black & White" forum on race relations, returned to the panel to hear their reactions to the audience’s comments, and concluded with suggestions for specific actions to move Milwaukee toward greater racial harmony and cooperation. Mitch Teich moderated the panel discussion.

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