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The Marcus Center celebrates the life of civil rights leader César Chávez, while a new open mic event centers around peace, crime and justice. Read more

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A recent audit of operations, concessions and events at the Mitchell Park Domes reveals non-standard accounting and questionable management practices among all parties ostensibly in control of the facility. 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

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A coalition of progressive groups will picket to close the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, while the Black Women’s Empowerment March comes to Milwaukee. Read more

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The 42 essays that comprise local author Carl Swanson’s Lost Milwaukee offer a fascinating journey into the city’s past. Read more


Nearly 50 area high school students traded their books and backpacks for signs and megaphones during an anti-gun rally at the Milwaukee County Courthouse Friday morning. Read more

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Local leaders and concerned citizens gathered at The Milwaukee County Courthouse on “Tax Day” Tuesday night to protest the tax bill that President Trump signed into law last year. Read more

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Read this week’s Saving Our Democracy (covering March 22-28) to find out how to get socially and politically involved in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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Ruthie answers questions from readers regarding the etiquette of sharing a bathroom. Read more

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This is our weekly clearinghouse for activities in the Greater Milwaukee Area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary and/or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration, as well as other activities by all ... Read more

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