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Members of the Milwaukee Turners Turn $4,000 Into a $16,000 Gift to Support America’s Black Holocaust Musuem
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Members of the Milwaukee Turners Turn $4,000 Into a $16,000 Gift to Support America’s Black Holocaust Musuem

The Milwaukee Turners, founded by abolitionists in the 1850s, is the oldest civic organization in Milwaukee and has been deeply committed to social justice since its founding.

Milwaukee Turners Welcome Naming 4th Street in Honor of Vel Phillips
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Milwaukee Turners Welcome Naming 4th Street in Honor of Vel Phillips

The Milwaukee Turners were founded in 1853 by immigrants and refugees from Germany who became strong abolitionists and allies of Frederick Douglass.

Join State Rep. Evan Goyke and the Milwaukee Turners for an Important Community Conversation
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Join State Rep. Evan Goyke and the Milwaukee Turners for an Important Community Conversation

INMATE 501: Converging Crises in Wisconsin Adult and Juvenile Prisons.

Three “Confronting Mass Incarceration” Book Events Conclude with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
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Three “Confronting Mass Incarceration” Book Events Conclude with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author

The events, sponsored by Milwaukee Turners, Boswell Books, and other partners, are free and open to the public.

Authors, panels to discuss mass incarceration issues
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Authors, panels to discuss mass incarceration issues

“Confronting Mass Incarceration” is the theme behind a series of upcoming discussions and presentations.

Milwaukee Turners Call for U.S. to Admit Refugees and Reject Fear and Isolation
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Milwaukee Turners Call for U.S. to Admit Refugees and Reject Fear and Isolation

The Milwaukee Turners was founded by refugees who fled Germany after the failed democratic revolution in 1848.