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 From Swastika to Jim Crow: Film Screening and Talkback
Thursday, February 1, 2018. 7 pm. Based on a book by the late author Gabrielle Simon Edgecomb, 'From Swastika to Jim Crow' tells the little-known story of Jewish refugee scholars who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to America, and when faced with anti-Semitic sentiment at mainstream American universities, were hired for positions at historically black colleges and universities in the then-segregated South. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Politics, Community [E-106866]
 Redlining, Racism and Reflection: Milwaukee Redlining with Reggie Jackson
Friday, February 16, 2018. 7 pm. Redlining is the practice of denying services, either directly or through selectively raising prices, to residents of certain areas based on the racial or ethnic composition of those areas, and was the impetus for the Milwaukee Open Housing Marches in 1967-68. Learn the history of Redlining in Milwaukee as well as the role and impact of racially restrictive covenants during the 1960s. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Politics, Community [E-106867]
 Redlining, Racism and Reflection: Redlining in Context with Ralph Hollmon
Tuesday, February 20, 2018. 7 pm. In 1968 the inner core of Milwaukee, home to thousands of low-income families, was being torn up for urban renewal projects. Join us for a screening of Wisconsin Public Television's "City Within A City: When Pretty Soon Runs Out," a documentary that explores the stories and lives of low-income families impacted by that development. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Politics, Community [E-106868]
 Redlining, Racism and Reflection: Where from Here?
Tuesday, February 27, 2018. 7 pm. What really happened during Milwaukee's Open Housing Marches of 1967-1968? What happened after the 1968 Open Housing Law was passed? Did things change? Join us to learn more about the current state of segregation in Milwaukee, how that was shaped by the 1968 Open Housing Law, and where we go from here. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Politics, Community [E-106869]
 Civil Rights History Bus Tour
Sunday, March 11, 2018. 10 am. Join Dominic Inouye, educator, artist and founder of ZipMKE, on a bus tour exploring Milwaukee's historic Civil Rights sites, including the James E. Groppi Unity Bridge, the Bronzeville Loop, neighborhoods shared by African American and Jewish communities, and public works of art, including statues of Golda Meir, Martin Luther King, and Vel Phillips. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Politics, Community [E-106870]
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