What’s It Like To Be Black In Wisconsin? New Study Says Not So Great

A new study says Black Milwaukee is generally worse off today than it was 40 or 50 years ago.

Police Shooting Wisconsin
A woman photographs damage after protests the night before Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. Morry Gash / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Police Shooting Wisconsin
A woman photographs damage after protests the night before Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. Morry Gash / ASSOCIATED PRESS

What’s It Like To Be Black In Wisconsin? New Study Says Not So Great

A new study says Black Milwaukee is generally worse off today than it was 40 or 50 years ago.

The recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., is calling attention to the state’s track record on inequality and policing in the state’s Black communities.

An urban studies expert and a business leader talk about the impacts of segregation in the Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha corridor, the area of Wisconsin with the largest Black population.

GUESTS: Dominique Samari, partner at P3 Development Group

Marc Levine, professor emeritus and founding director at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Economic Development