Jamaal E. Smith, a community activist and chair of the education committee at the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP, reflects on the different reaction in the black community to black-on-black crime compared to white-on-black crime.
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FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailDenise Wooten, president of Borchert Field C.A.R.E.S., describes her experience at a recent community meeting about the proposed Milwaukee streetcar project. An old proverb states that silence is golden. You can be surprised with what you might learn by not saying a single word. Arriving first to any event certainly has its advantages and being […]
FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailSaul Newton is a U.S. Army veteran who served one deployment to Afghanistan. Newton, who lives in Riverwest and is a research assistant for One Wisconsin Now, questions Senator Ron Johnson’s support for Wisconsin’s veterans. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson talks a big game about his support for military members, military families, and military veterans. However […]