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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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Laughing Liberally is throwing a Bye Bye Scott Bonanza! A panel discusses immigration and the city in the Trump era. 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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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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Laughing Liberally returns to Milwaukee, while Reggie Jackson and Ben Turk discuss organizing within prisons. Read more

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The Zeidler Center hosts a police and youth listening circle, while the ACLU of Wisconsin puts civil liberties on tap at Linneman’s. Read more

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Arts @ Large hosts a workshop on the hidden impacts of segregation and Milwaukee celebrates World Refugee Day at Ziedler Park. Read more

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Looking to get politically involved or support social causes? Check out the Shepherd Express. Saving Our Democracy column for events taking place in and around Milwaukee for the week of Feb. 22-28. 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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The Free Agent Reentry Draft is a mostly-forgotten relic from the earliest days of freedom for Major League baseball players. Between 1976 and 1980, an early-November “draft" of free agent players determined which clubs could negotiation with w.. Read more

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Every week, the Shepherd Express will serve as a clearinghouse for any and all activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump adminis... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

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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“The huge underreporting of hate crimes makes us keenly aware that many victims find no confidence in the legal system to provide them justice when they have been victimized,” said Reggie Jackson of America’s Black Holocaust Museum. Read more

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America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) may have closed its doors, but the Milwaukee institution recently opened a window to the world by relaunching as a virtual museum... Read more

Off the Cuff

Two of the city’s most veteran hip-hop DJs, DJ E Rich and Kid Cut Up, the later a founding member of the No Request crew and the co-host of WMSE’s Tuesday night hip-hop program “Mad Kids,” team up every Monday night at the Wicked H Read more

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