Tuesday on Lake Effect: 'Live and Let Live,' Milwaukee's Lakefront, 'The Cosmopolitan Canopy'

Aug 15, 2017

Tuesday on Lake Effect

As the nation continues to react to the violence in Virginia over the weekend, we explore how diversity works in one Milwaukee neighborhood, and the challenges it faces. Plus, we travel to the lakefront to find out what draws people of many backgrounds to the common space along Lake Michigan. We speak with the urban ethnographer who coined the term "cosmopolitan canopy" to describe these places of diversity and civil coexistence. And a Lake Effect essayist considers the so-called "good old days" that some would like to return to.

Guests:

  • Evie Perry, author, Live and Let Live
  • Lakefront feature
  • Elijah Anderson, author, The Cosmopolitan Canopy
  • Jim Spangler, essayist