Black homeownership dipped to 41.7 percent nationwide in 2016, a 50-year low. “Locked Out: Solutions to the Black Homeownership Decline” will examine the problems and offer some solutions.
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Due to high demand, the panel discussion titled “Economic development without displacement: Easier said than done?” will be streamed live on the NNS Facebook page. For more information and to join the waitlist for the event, sponsored by NNS and Saint John’s On The Lake, click here and go to “Register.”
A two-part special report on the demise of South Side taverns by NNS reporter Edgar Mendez won a gold award in the “online hard feature” category at the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism. Former NNS reporter Naomi Waxman won the bronze award in the same category for her special report on barriers to reproductive health.