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Ghosts of Segregation: Milwaukee's Past, Present and Future

December 2, 2022 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A 2019 study by the Brookings Institution found Milwaukee to be the "most segregated metro area" in the United States. How did it become this way? 

From the theft of native land to early slavery in Wisconsin, segregation and racist policies crafted by government and community organizations, Milwaukee was built divided. Historically, white neighborhoods and suburbs have gained at the expense of further disenfranchising black and brown neighborhoods in our city. Still, black and brown Milwaukeeans have continued to rise, pushing for a better and brighter future for all in our city. 

Join us for a community panel and discussion of segregation, redlining, gentrification, healing and building the future of Milwaukee featuring local community leaders.

When: Friday, Dec. 2

Where: Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202

Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Free coffee, tea and water will be provided. A cash bar will also be on site.

This community discussion is brought to you in partnership with America's Black Holocaust Museum.

Panelists TBA