Milwaukee's staggering black-white economic divide

Protests turn violent in Milwaukee

The ongoing protests and violence that have occurred over the past several days in Milwaukee are about more than the police killing of Sylville Smith. They are about years of inequity, high unemployment and oppression, the city’s Alderman Khalif Rainey said over the weekend.

“[Milwaukee] has become the worst place to live for African-Americans in the entire country,” he said at a press conference Saturday.

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