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Margaret Rozga

Margaret Rozga, poet, civil rights activist and professor emerita of English at UW-Waukesha.

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Pop-Up Poetry Protest Performs Downtown

Pop-Up Poetry Protest Performs Downtown

Timed for Democratic convention, local poets declaimed the “State of the Union in Stanzas.”

How To Understand These Historic Protests

How To Understand These Historic Protests

These resources will put the nationwide protests in a proper context.

Marquette University to cohost social justice summit with NŌ STUDIOS
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Marquette University to cohost social justice summit with NŌ STUDIOS

The summit will feature a variety of activists, artists, authors and academics converging to discuss the lived experience of disenfranchisement and offer solutions to some of the most pressing social justice issues affecting us locally, nationally and internationally.

Poetry FEST in the Park on July 20
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Poetry FEST in the Park on July 20

On the second Tuesday of each summer month, members of the public gather in Milwaukee’s Juneau Park.

Poet Margaret Rozga Still Carries Torch

Poet Margaret Rozga Still Carries Torch

Civil rights pioneer, the state's 2019-20 Poet Laureate, still advocates for social justice.

Committee Advances Dimitrijevic Proposal to Ban Housing Discrimination
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Committee Advances Dimitrijevic Proposal to Ban Housing Discrimination

The County Board will consider the measure at their meeting on June 21.

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Exhibit Recounts Jewish, African American Alliance for Civil Rights
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Jewish Museum Milwaukee Exhibit Recounts Jewish, African American Alliance for Civil Rights

Museum forms committee of local leaders dedicated to ongoing mutual advocacy for equality

“200 Nights of Freedom” Recalls Marches

“200 Nights of Freedom” Recalls Marches

200 consecutive nights of events will celebrate open housing marches of 50 years ago.

50 Years After the Marches: I Was a Teenage Protester
50 Years After the Marches

I Was a Teenage Protester

Claudette Harris was arrested at age 14 for protesting segregation at Eagle’s Club.

50 Years After the Marches: “We Fought Just As Hard”
50 Years After the Marches

“We Fought Just As Hard”

The role of women in the Milwaukee’s open housing marches of the 1960s.

50 Years After The Marches: Risking Their Lives for Fair Housing
50 Years After The Marches

Risking Their Lives for Fair Housing

The courageous protests of Fr. Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council.

Op-Ed: Dreaming About Frank Lloyd Wright
Op-Ed

Dreaming About Frank Lloyd Wright

Touring his homes built for average people provides lessons for today.

Op-Ed: Of Taco Trucks and Voter Education
Op-Ed

Of Taco Trucks and Voter Education

Trump supporter warns of taco trucks on every corner; Latino leaders mobilize voters.

Op-Ed: Milwaukee’s Freedom Trail
Op-Ed

Milwaukee’s Freedom Trail

Murals celebrating Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King and others dramatize civil rights.