Arno michaelis


Michaelis-Kaleka's powerful memoir tops list of new Milwaukee books

Published May 8, 2018

Since the shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, former white supremacist Arno Michaelis and temple member Pardeep Singh Kaleka have worked in the community to help move past hate. They tell their stories in the new book "The Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness After Hate."


Teens rally to demand: put the guns down

Published May 28, 2014

Last week 10-year-old Sierra Guyton was shot while she played in the schoolyard at Clarke Street School. That, along with many other incidents, has fueled a group of middle school students at MPS' Westside Academy II to organize an event to speak out against violence.


Reformed racist can relate to "state of constant intimidation"

Published Aug. 8, 2012

Even before Arno Michaelis saw a photo of the man who opened fire at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek on Sunday, he knew. "I had a pretty intense feeling that the violence was racially motivated," he says. Then, seeing a photo of Wade Michael Page, he was certain.