Richard Rothstein, author of “The Color of Law,” argues that segregation was created by the government and all citizens have a duty to work to undo its negative effects.
After attending an On the Table event last year, one woman decided to bring different generations together in her own neighborhood for a conversation. An estimated 10,000 people gathered for breakfast, lunch and dinner to talk about a wide array of issues.
In the wake of changing state law, Milwaukee residents gathered to discuss how the juvenile justice system can better serve young people and the community.
A team of community leaders partnered with residents, small businesses, nonprofits and students to create a community art project about what makes them happy in the Avenues West neighborhood.
A new development model makes Lindsay Heights residents co-owners and co-developers of a renovated, job-creating property that houses small businesses and a sit-down restaurant.
Sunday’s heat didn’t stop thousands of people from coming out for Milwaukee’s 45th annual Juneteenth Day Festival, a rich tradition honoring the day the last slaves were freed in 1865 and celebrating in the company of friends old and new.
Reporter Allison Dikanovic discusses the extent of human trafficking in Milwaukee, with a particular focus on the difficulties of apprehending and prosecuting those who purchase sex.
Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond equated evictions of low-income African-American women in Milwaukee to the mass incarceration of African-American men.
The Human Trafficking Task Force of Greater Milwaukee educates people about the problem plaguing the community and searches for solutions.
The commercial sex trade industry works like any other market, with supply and demand. Experts say that a stronger emphasis on deterring people from purchasing sex in Milwaukee would address a root cause of the problem.