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Sherman Park Resident says His Neighborhood Feels Safer Six Months After Violent Unrest

Michelle Maternowski
Over the summer, Clifton Pharm took his then five-year-old granddaughter Channel on a walk around Sherman Park to explain the destruction granddaughter

Clifton Pharm describes a slightly different feel to his Sherman Park neighborhood, six months after it was shaken by unrest and a heavy police presence. We met him not long after protesters ransacked and set buildings on fire – upset that a Milwaukee police officer had shot a young black man to death. Pharm was taking his five-year-old granddaughter on a walk to show her what violent actions can produce.

LaToya was a reporter with WUWM from 2006 to 2021.