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  1. Milwaukee Public Schools Say "No" to TrumpcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Educators, and parents joined members of Citizen Action of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association and School Board Director Tony Baez to say "no" to Trumpcare at a rally in front of the Administration Building of Milwaukee Public Schools Tuesday morning. In the healthcare repeal bill, there would be a fixed per capita cap on Medicaid, which would mean large cuts.

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  2. Youth Voices Still Going StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The youth tend to lose their voices to the crowd, which is why Dasha Kelly Hamilton made an outlet to give their voices back. Hamilton created Still Waters Collective in 2000, and 17 years later it's still going strong.

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  3. "On the Table" to Open Neighborly Dialogue Across MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Donald Masse , JoAnne Anton , Mary McCormick , Ellen Gilligan , Janan Najeeb , Marcus White , Griselda Aldrete , Cecelia Gore , Fred Royal The City of Milwaukee is known for its diverse Summer festivals that attract thousands of people along the Lakefront each year. At the same time, Milwaukee is one of the most segregated cities in the country.

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  4. GhettoMade and Filming the StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The term "Ghetto" holds many connotations. Type it into Google, ask a friend, ask a neighbor.

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  5. The First to Do ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Franklin moved to Little Rock, Arkansas in 2007, and after years of living there she opened a storefront. She eventually got homesick and came back to Milwaukee in 2015.

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  6. Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    This summer, the Milwaukee Art Museum joins prominent institutions across the country in celebrating the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday. Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie is on view July 28-October 15 and presents a selection of the renowned architect's designs from the Wasmuth Portfolio alongside related pieces of his furniture, metal work and stained glass.

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  7. CC4QP Discusses Police and Community Oriented Policing as Solution to Milwaukee ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    It is well known that Milwaukee's homicide rate has been skyrocketing over the past two years, and there have been many discussions on possible solutions. On Mon, Jun 26 at 7 pm, the Community Coalition for Quality Policing had a town hall meeting on how community and problem oriented policing can help reduce neighborhood violence.

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  8. Governor Walker Visits Word of Hope Ministries Inc. to Highlight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Governor Walker talks about Milwaukee's lowest unemployment rate ever at a press conference at Word of Hope Ministries, Inc. Pictured in the background, from left to right are Department of Workforce Development Secretary Ray Allen, Dr. C.H. McClelland, Founder and Director of the Word of Hope Ministries, Inc., Department of Children and Families Secretary Eloise Anderson, and Department of Health Services Secretary Linda Seemeyer. Governor Scott Walker recently visited Word of Hope Ministries, Inc. in Milwaukee to highlight Milwaukee's record low unemployment rate as well as over $1.6 million in Wisconsin Fast Forward - Manufacturing Grant Awards.

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  9. Milwaukee launches Promise Zones InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The issues plaguing the City of Milwaukee include: unemployment, poverty, car theft and violence. If the situation remains unchanged it will continue to leave a dark cloud of hopelessness over the city.

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  10. We Got This Sprouts Roots Across StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    It was a long time coming as people gathered at N. 9th St. and W Ring St. in Milwaukee to watch a foreclosed home with a lot of history be demolished on Monday morning. Andre Lee Ellis, founder of We Got this, a work and mentoring initiative, had been working with Alderwoman Milele Coggs and the Department of City Development to remove the dilapidated home.

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  11. Federal Judge Affirms Excessive Punishment of Youth at Lincoln HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    A federal judge recently affirmed what parents, whistleblowers, and juveniles placed at Lincoln Hills have been saying; the use of pepper spray, solitary confinement and restraints has been excessive. During a hearing to determine if an injunction order should be issued to stop the practices, U.S. District Judge James Peterson found that there were severe problems at the state's juvenile facility.

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  12. Perspective and Policy Shape Education Professor's ExpertiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Liz Drame teaches her UWM students - current and future educators, alike - how to better serve their K-12 students who have special-education needs. In a village just outside Dakar, Senegal, people wonder if the 8-year-old girl who won't talk and avoids eye contact is bewitched.

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  13. Vaun L. Mayes, Program the Parks Takes Heat from Pro-Law Enforcement Social Media Groups OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Program the Parks provides Summer programming that keeps kids out of trouble and teaches lifelong skills. As Vaun L. Mayes walked into Sherman Park, he held a rubber Kidde pool.

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  14. Young Milwaukee Parents Speak about Police Involved ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    As police related shooting deaths and the rate of Black males continue to rise, young Black parents are forced to change their beliefs on parenthood. The generation of young parents are taking back the future for their sons and daughters.

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  15. Rashid Johnson Gallery Talk is a Living NarrativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The first piece in Rashid Johnson's exhibition is alive. In a way, all the pieces are thriving, because the art that fills the space within the 10,000- square foot room is part of an ongoing narrative.

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  16. Milwaukee Public Library Calendar of Events July 9-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda. Tour goers receive a coupon for a free book at the end of the tour in the Bookseller Store and CafA .

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  17. 5 African-American Historic and Cultural Sites to Enrich Wisconsin Family Summer VacationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Wisconsin's lakes, resorts, outdoor sports, and supper clubs have long beckoned vacationing families. This summer, families who want to broaden their Wisconsin vacation experience should consider exploring some of the state's historical and cultural sites located in large cities and small towns, and along rural roads and pastures.

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  18. Mayor Barrett Announces Earn & Learn All-Star TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Mayor Tom Barrett announced his Earn & Learn All-Star Team, a new collaborative partnership with the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, and Milwaukee Admirals to support his Earn & Learn summer youth employment program. Each sports team has made a significant contribution to the program.

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  19. Earn & Learn Drafts Some Big Names for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    It seems like Mayor Tom Barrett's Earn & Learn initiative has added an All-Star team, as the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Admirals joined the summer youth employment program. Neighborhood children danced and sang in the bleachers during the announcement at the Journey House Packers Football Stadium on June, 21 2017.

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  20. Juneteenth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    June 19, 1865, is known as "Emancipation" or "Freedom" Day for African-Americans. This was the day that the remaining enslaved Africans, being held in the United States finally received word that they had been set free.

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