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New mural completed in West Allis

Published July 9, 2020

Thomas Evans completed a massive mural on the facade of the Lamplight building in West Allis. Evans is a nationally-recognized artist from Colorado who is known as Detour.

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10 podcasts to listen to by people of color

Published July 6, 2020

Podcasts have exploded over the last fifteen years - and with the systemic racism laid bare over the past months, there's been no better time to use our time and our ears to support and listen to people of color.

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The Highbury Pub to paint Giannis "Respect" tribute mural

Published July 2, 2020

Few have embraced the challenge of these current times like The Highbury Pub - from turning into a beer store to giving supporters "golden tickets" for enjoying soccer matches and, now, painting a mural in honor of a great local icon and his even greater mission.

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Rainbow City Chalk Project closes out Pride Month with MKE love

Published June 30, 2020

Chalk drawings took place all over Milwaukee this month. Some were gargantuan all-day events, others were drawn by individuals or families in front of their homes. All of them were created with love - something that the rain will never wash away.

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11 local organizations to support right now

Published June 19, 2020

Here are local organizations working for justice in our city. If you have the desire and are in a position to donate money to help create an antiracist future, these are righteous groups to research.