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Trust Lost: MPD and the Community

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By Evan Casey -  MPD does not have a department-wide strategic plan for community policing.” These words, are hidden deep in a 243 page report from the Department of Justice. They are simple, concise and clear, but they speak volumes to many Milwaukee citizens, community organizers and politicians. They
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Black Women Need Real Change

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By La’Tasha D. Mayes  -  LaTasha-D.-Mayes-_860wnovAfter Roy Moore’s defeat at the hands of Alabama voters—driven by Black voter turnout, especially the votes of Black women— we saw the celebration, credit-taking, and meaning-making that usually accompanies a progressive electoral victory. But one thing was different this time. This time, mainstream
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A Day Off: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018

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By Dylan Deprey -  When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott, he was not hoping to win a Nobel Peace Prize. When his family was in danger and their house was bombarded with bottles and flames, having a street named after him wasn’t even a thought. When
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CBC Members Call Trump Presence at Museum an Insult

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By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) -  When two members of the Congressional Black Caucus, longtime Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), heard that President Donald Trump planned to attend the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum dedication ceremony, they both announced that they would forego
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