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A recent report named Wisconsin as the worst state for the welfare of black children.

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Reports that Wisconsin has the country's highest rate of incarcerating black men have sparked outrage and concern - including worries over how those statistics might be used to portray the state's black men. But it turns out these concerns are almost as old as the state itself.

The nation honors the civil rights leader Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., with a holiday today.

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Some people are upset with Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm for not filing charges in connection with the death of a West Allis teen.

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Among the financial challenges facing many of Milwaukee's black men is the disproportionate amount of debt they carry.

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A college education is seen as the key to joining the middle class in the country. 

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The latest census figures paint a fairly bleak picture for Milwaukee.

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As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, one Milwaukee organization consistently works to keep issues of racial justice front and center.

Book Highlights Sherman Park's Push for Diversity

Jul 17, 2013
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Milwaukee is one of, if not, the most segregated city in the country - according to varying accounts. A report released last month by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation says the city is the most segregated among 15 similar areas.  But the study also notes that Milwaukee is 6th out of those regions for diversity.

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A church-based non-profit is working to overcome segregation and division in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood.