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Project Milwaukee: In-depth reporting on vital issues in the region.

What the Races Think of Each Other

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Milwaukee has long held a reputation of being segregated: with blacks living primarily on the north side and whites on the south.

In today’s installment of Project Milwaukee: Black and White, WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson visited establishments on both sides of town, to ask blacks and whites about their interactions with each other.

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The Omega restaurant on the south side draws a white clientele.

Marti was a reporter with WUWM from 1999 to 2021.