The following first appeared in the December 2016 issue of Milwaukee Magazine. The brief biographies are by Barbara Miner, followed by personal statements of those interviewed. All photos by Adam Ryan Morris.
Sister Patricia Rogers Age 68 // Executive Director, Dominican Center
How do we, as Catholics, address the issue of racism in Milwaukee? Yes, the church is doing good things. But do we really know the people we are trying to help? That’s the challenge.
Shawn Moore Age 49 // Co-Founder, Safe Zone
The night Sylville Smith was shot, I got a call from a friend who told me to get to Sherman Park right away. People were mad and he worried there might be a riot.
You want to learn? Turn off the media, get off the internet, put this magazine down and go support the African-American community.