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NAACP Introduces Alternative Milwaukee County Redistricting Proposal

At Community Brainstorming earlier today, the NAACP introduced an alternative map to be considered in the redistricting of the Milwaukee County political districts.  The map and and its demographics are … Continue reading

May 28, 2011 · 1 Comment


1. What is your current occupation? I am currently employed full time as a Follow-Up Specialist with the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB) and part time as the Interim … Continue reading

December 15, 2010 · 6 Comments


Just a few weeks after the recent election season ended, the next election season has already begun. The race to replace Elizabeth Coggs, who will be leaving Milwaukee County’s 10th … Continue reading

December 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

Race Matters in Milwaukee: Segregation and Education

It will be hard to move Milwaukee forward in jobs and education without impacting our segregation.

September 29, 2010 · 4 Comments

Race Matters in Milwaukee: How Segregated is Milwaukee? Part 2

It turns out that Milwaukee is not the most segregated metro area after all.

September 27, 2010 · 3 Comments

Milwaukee County 2nd District Special Election: 20 Questions With Wallace White

TMD recently invited Milwaukee County 2nd District candidates to answer some questions about who they are, why they’re running for office, and what their opinions on the issues of the day … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 7 Comments

Milwaukee County 2nd District Election: Invitation to the Candidates

The race to replace Toni Clark is on. Nine candidates have filed to be on the ballot. The primary is April 27th. The top two finishers will move on to the special … Continue reading

April 7, 2010 · 4 Comments

Race Matters in Milwaukee: The Effects of Milwaukee’s Segregation

Racial segregation is one branch in a thicket of economic and quality of life issues that together form the challenges of the day for Milwaukee. As Part 2 of the series … Continue reading

March 8, 2010 · 5 Comments

Race Matters in Milwaukee: The Causes of Milwaukee’s Segregation

Racial segregation is a phenomenon with complex historical roots. The legacy of slavery, discriminatory housing policies, redlining, employment discrimination, tax inequity, racist covenants, and a wide variety of other practices … Continue reading

February 1, 2010 · 24 Comments

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