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Op Ed: The Mishaps of Mandela Barnes
Op Ed

The Mishaps of Mandela Barnes

The state’s first black lieutenant governor has a target on his back.

Murphy’s Law: Republicans and Colin Kaepernick
Murphy’s Law

Republicans and Colin Kaepernick

Legislators opposition to honoring the NFL star is part of an ugly, historic pattern.

Colin Kaepernick to be featured in city’s 28 Days of Black History
Press Release

Colin Kaepernick to be featured in city’s 28 Days of Black History

From Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, Alderwoman Chantia Lewis, Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, Alderman Cavalier Johnson and Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd

GOP Senators, Too, Resist Honoring Kaepernick

GOP Senators, Too, Resist Honoring Kaepernick

They remove Milwaukee native and former NFL star from black history resolution, but won’t say why.

Taylor Refutes GOP’s Censorship of Black History Honorees
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Taylor Refutes GOP’s Censorship of Black History Honorees

"Republicans like Assembly Speaker Vos and Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald set us back today."

Legislators Clash on Black History Month

Legislators Clash on Black History Month

Republicans remove Colin Kaepernick from resolution, Rep. Bowen cries foul.

Statement from Rep. Brostoff in Support of Colin Kaepernick’s Achievements
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Statement from Rep. Brostoff in Support of Colin Kaepernick’s Achievements

Despite Republican intransigence over Black History Month Resolution, Kaepernick deserves recognition

Representative LaKeshia Myers Issues Statement Regarding AJR8
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Representative LaKeshia Myers Issues Statement Regarding AJR8

"The insistence that Colin Kaepernick’s name be removed from the black history month resolution was an exercise in white privilege and one that I cannot accept."

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2018 Returns to the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall
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Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2018 Returns to the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall

lack Nativity by Langston Hughes is a Black Arts MKE production in collaboration with the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

Senator Taylor Responds to Walker’s Twitter Rant, “We Need Leadership, Not a Twitter Fight.”
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Senator Taylor Responds to Walker’s Twitter Rant, “We Need Leadership, Not a Twitter Fight.”

"So Governor Walker didn’t have time to defend Harley-Davidson, but he has time to blow dog whistles."

Theater: Jesus Comes to Milwaukee
Theater

Jesus Comes to Milwaukee

Production of Langston Hughes’ gospel song play ‘Black Nativity’ set in city’s Park West neighborhood.

Walker Out of Bounds on NFL Protests: Violence is Violence
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Walker Out of Bounds on NFL Protests: Violence is Violence

Wisconsin Governor Thinks He Should Decide What NFL Players’ Priorities Should Be

Colin Kaepernick Helps City’s Non-Profits

Colin Kaepernick Helps City’s Non-Profits

Milwaukee native, 49ers quarterback wants to give $1 million to groups helping black teens.