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Read Saving Our Democracy to find an event of social or political activism you can get personally involved with in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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Every Sunday, Coffee Makes You Black offers soul food in an Afrocentric décor. Read more

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The Democratic Party of Wisconsin holds a post-election debrief, and Black Leaders Organizing for Communities celebrates the holidays. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Here are some of Milwaukee's smaller, lesser-known neighborhood coffee shops that excel at crafting delicious coffee drinks and nurturing unique community spaces. Read more

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“Coffee Makes You Black and Other Letterpressed Aphorisms: Amos Kennedy @ MIAD,” part of the latter’s Creativity Series, takes place starting Nov. 11 and focuses on the works of provocative letterpress artist and bookmaker Amos Kennedy. Read more

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Theversatile Jon Pierre Gee & Ahvant Soul return Oct. 3 to the wittily-namedCoffee Makes You Black, 2803 N. Teutonia Ave., for an evening of jazz atthe restaurant/reading room/coffee house's weekly fish fry. The fried filetsprovide enough of a.. Read more

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If Bradley Thurman’s objective in naming his eatery Coffee Makes You Black was to elicit a chuckle from patrons, mission accomplished. It’s a hoot of a name. But jokes, however amusing they may be (how would coffee make anyone black?), don’... Read more

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Wisconsinites tend to have long-term relationships with their elected officials... Read more

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The springtime bloom ushers in the season of the honeybee, the buzzing black-and-yellow bug that dances from flower to flower, gathering nectar to make honey for the hive. While honey is a source of energy for the bee colony, human beings h... Read more

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