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Resources to help us all understand the history and current discussion on race. 

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WISCONSIN IN BLACK & WHITE

A legacy of racial inequality before the law in Wisconsin

Racial disparities in the criminal justice system have been shaped by unequal application of the law, prompting efforts to educate about their impacts in Wisconsin and provide support in communities.

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Short film for the African American Policy Forum, showing metaphors for obstacles to equality which affirmative action tries to alleviate. All graphics and animation by Erica Pinto. For more information, visit: http://aapf.org/tool_to_speak_out/tra...http://aapf.org/publications/

Corporate bullying occurs when someone uses verbal, psychological or physical abuse and humiliation to get their way. How should you handle workplace harassment?

This documentary chronicles White Americans reflecting on white racial identity and racism.   Areas the video explores include; the question of how people of European descent were transformed into "White" people; what it means to be White; White privilege; the difference between personal prejudices and societal racism; and how White people can challenge contemporary forms of societal racism.

Jesse Gant, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, UW-Madison, looks at the myths and legends surrounding the stories of the Underground Railroad in Wisconsin. Grant highlights the rescues of Joshua Glover and Caroline Quarlls and discusses racial attitudes in the years before the Civil War. Explore the full archive of WPT’s University Place lectures online at http://wpt.org/universityplace

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This 2013 documentary tells the stories of two families in Milwaukee—one black, one white—in a battle to keep from sliding into poverty. This journalism is made possible by viewers like you. Support your local PBS station here: http://www.pbs.org/donate..

Understanding Juneteenth!

Juneteenth commemorates General Order No. 3 which was issued by Major General Gordon Granger, who arrived in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865. The issuing of this order and the arrival of Federal troops in Galveston effectively ended the Civil War and emancipated those confined to a life of slavery. 

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Bronzeville: A Story of a Milwaukee that "was"...

"Remembering Bronzeville" chronicles life in Milwaukee’s early African American neighborhood during its heyday - the 1940s, 50s and early 60s.  The film also covers efforts to recreate a portion of the lost neighborhood.

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