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By Paul H. Geenen

within the early Nineteen Sixties, as participants of Milwaukee's starting to be African American inhabitants regarded past their segregated group for higher jobs and housing, they confronted sour competition from the true property and union management. In an period marked by way of the friction of racial rigidity, the south part of Milwaukee earned a name as a flashpoint for prejudice, however it additionally served as a staging floor for cooperative activism among individuals of pop Groppi's parish, representatives from the NAACP adolescence Council, scholars at Alverno university and a bunch of Latino households. Paul Geenen chronicles the demanding situations confronted via this coalition within the struggle for open housing and higher operating stipulations for Milwaukee's minority community.

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