Jamaal E. Smith, a community activist and chair of the education committee at the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP, urges black Milwaukeeans to step up to confront the community’s problems, for the sake of the children.
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U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore, who represents Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District, writes that police departments need to be trained to safely and appropriately deal with individuals with mental health issues. This article was originally published in The Guardian.