Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort

Check out the Shepherd Express’ Saving Our Democracy column for a list of social and political activism events taking place throughout the greater Milwaukee area for the week of May 31-June 6. Read more

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Check out Saving Our Democracy for April 12-18, the Shepherd Express’ clearinghouse for all political and social justice activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian ... Read more

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Advice and moral support from an “old” social and political activist to the young activists campaigning currently for stricter gun control measures in the U.S. Read more

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In the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 people dead, students around the country are taking those big steps by standing up, walking out and marching. Read more

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Bloomin’ Fun: The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) once again pulled off an A-plus event at its recent “MCT in Bloom” gala at the Florentine Opera Center Read more

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Jeri Bonavia, founder of the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort (WAVE), wasn’t sure why she, along with 14 others, was selected to meet with Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss gun violence Read more

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The Blue, the aptly named, aqua-hued building at 310 W. Wisconsin Ave. formerly known as the Reuss Federal Plaza, has announced the lineup for its free Thursday lunchtime concert series. It\'ll  run from July 12 through Sept. 13, from 11:30 a.. Read more

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Those armedprotesters at anti-tax and health care reform rallies aren’t an anomaly, Guns, Democracyand the Insurrectionist Idea ,News Read more

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I’m the NRA and I vote,”read the campaign buttons. But on Nov. 4 What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,News Features Read more

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Isaiah Zagar transformed a cluster of dilapidated buildings in South Philadelphia into landmarks, plastering them—inside and out and the alleys in between—with glistening mosaics in glass, ceramic and paint. He seemed like a kindly, white bearded.. Read more

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