America's Black Holocaust Museum

CNN commentator Symone D. Sanders will speak at “An Evening to Promote Racial Justice,” while the Milwaukee Riverkeepers discuss the future of Milwaukee’s parks. Read more

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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin hosts its annual fundraiser, and Reggie Jackson talks about the devaluation of black lives. Read more

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Civil Rights leader Velvalea “Vel” Phillips spent years fighting for equal rights across Milwaukee, marching across many of its streets, so it only makes sense that a street would be renamed in her honor. Read more

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Want to get involved in political and social justice causes in and around Milwaukee? check out the Shepherd Express’ “Saving Our Democracy” column for events covering the period Nov. 9-15. Read more

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Every week, the Shepherd Express will serve as a clearinghouse for all activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminato,Saving Our Democracy Read more

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For some, the 2008 closing of America’s Black Holocaust Museum marked the end of a dream. But others refused to let one of Milwaukee’s singular cultural institutions die. By 2010 the Black Holocaust Museum reappeared in virtual form. At a F... Read more

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“Segregation has a huge impact on keeping people from knowing other people. When there’s a lack of contact, you rely on stereotypes, you don’t communicate and you make assumptions about other people. It really does the city a disservice. x9... Read more

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Sarah Terez Rosenblum interviews Fran Kaplan, coordinator of America’s Black Holocaust Museum’s Virtual Museum. Kaplan speaks about her work with the late Dr. James Cameron and the mission of ABHM. Read more

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Iran has become one of the lights of world cinema, the repression of its authoritarian regime notwithstanding. Perhaps, like Russia under the czars or Hollywood under the Production Code, a certain degree of censorship can actually spur creativit.. Read more

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Milwaukee lost an important historical and community resource on July 31, when America&rsq What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,None Read more

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