“We know that COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate, but racialized U.S. public policy has for centuries, in ways that now leave black and brown people more vulnerable to the effects of the pandemic.”
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Pardeep Singh Kaleka reflects upon the disparate responses to COVID-19 and the personal commitment he’s made to learning through the crisis.
Antonio Ramirez shares his outrage at a gun dealer in his neighborhood who appears to be profiting from the COVID-19 crisis.
A grassroots coalition representing residents, community groups and unions calls for justice and equity focused action to deal with the pandemic and the socioeconomic crisis it will exacerbate.
What shreds my heart to pieces, and stirs up familiar fear, nausea and hopelessness in me during these days, is knowing there are thousands of children caught at home, with no release date in sight, within the frightening grip of domestic violence.
Paul Mozina levels a string of critiques against Milwaukee’s City Attorney’s Office and celebrates Jimmy Harris’ successful court case against the City of Milwaukee and members of the Milwaukee Police Department.
High schooler Taniya Robinson reflects upon the differences between African Americans with links to slavery and black immigrants in America, and how the two groups can find common ground.
High schooler Nia Kamara imagines a conversation with Harriet Tubman, a historical figure she greatly admires.
A family physician working on the North Side of Milwaukee offers candid thoughts on his experience with COVID-19 as a doctor and his recommendations for navigating the health system in this difficult time.
Brother Rice Bey, president of the Amani United Neighborhood Association, writes a passionate appeal to his neighborhood and city to join arms in working towards a brighter future for the Amani neighborhood.