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Marquette University Theatre explored some very tricky territory this past weekend with Malaina Moore’s White privelige—a look at contemporary race relations in the U.S. Read more

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More than 100 people gathered at Christ Church Episcopal in Whitefish Bay Tuesday night to discuss different ways to speak with children about race at a community event organized by Ex Fabula and the Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion. Read more

Daily Dose 2 Comments

The War on Drugs began in the 1930s when the director of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics launched a scare campaign equating pot with heroin and convinced Congress to outlaw marijuana. Martin Torgoff’s Bop Apocalypse: Jazz, Race, The Beats, ... Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we're discussing something that makes many of us uncomfortable to think about (race) and something that most of us love thinking ab.. Read more

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The Fourth edition of Culturejam MKE, entitled Truth Be Told, took over Live Artist Studio in Walker's Point over the Thanksgiving weekend with work by more than 40 artists. Artists, prompted with the theme of "truth", tackled a variety of todays .. Read more

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This week Milo released one of the best Milwaukee hip-hopalbums of the year, So The Flies Don’tCome, which takes the rapper’s philosophical poetry into the realm of thepolitical. In a profile in this week’s issue of the Shepherd , Milo explai.. Read more

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For his race-minded latest album, Milwaukee rapper Milo set out to make “an album sourced in rage." Read more

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Dear White People comes out on digital/dvd. Read more

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From Britney Spears’ wink-nudge Catholic schoolgirl uniform to Christina Aguilera’s dirty makeover all the way back to Nancy Sinatra’s sexy boots, the good girl gone bad has been one of pop m,Concert Reviews Read more

Concert Reviews

David Mamet constructs an intricate exploration of American prejudice and racial dynamics in Race. As produced by Next Act Theatre, it’s a tight little drama that grinds through 90 tense minutes with no intermission and little room to breat... Read more

Theater

An actor playing a playwright sits onstage trying to figure out a good ending for a play. And since this is Woody Allen, things get a little weird from there. Originally published in 1975, Woody Allen’s God came around the time of films lik... Read more

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Stephen Foster penned some of the best-known songs of all time, including standards like “Oh! Susanna,” “Camptown Races” and “Beautiful Dreamer,” but that success didn’t translate to particular fortune. Foster died alone in 1864 in near p.. Read more

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Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn and his department have been taking a terrible beating lately. No one has to point out the irony of that sentence... Read more

Taking Liberties

In the hotly contested race to represent Senate District 6, the Shepherd's endorsement goes... Read more

News Features 5 Comments

Even though racism remains one of the most intractable social problems in America, the politics of race... Read more

Taking Liberties 2 Comments

The color of a person's skin is no way to choose a candidate. At the predominantly black monthly Community Brainstorming Conference on Saturday, state Rep. Elizabeth Coggs, a candidate for state Senate... Read more

Issue of the Week 5 Comments

It may seem hypocritical to worry about a millionaire buying an election in Wisconsin when we're talking... Read more

Taking Liberties 7 Comments

With the help of some enthusiastic praise from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Washington, D.C., pop-rock songwriter Eric Hutchinson rebounded from an unproductive stint on Madonna's Maverick Records, which shut down before... Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Professional bike racing returns to the area with the Tour of America's Dairyland, sponsored by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Through June 25, the tour will host multiple races in cities and neighborhoods around Milwaukee... Read more

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