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Friday on Lake Effect: Poet Jimmy Baca, Badgers in Final Four

Friday on Lake Effect:

Poet, teacher, and former inmate Jimmy Baca talks about the power of language and how it saved his life. Plus, in our society, there’s a lot of emphasis on weight loss as a way to get healthy – but is that necessarily a good thing? And we look ahead to college basketball’s Final Four, and the Badgers’ tall task against undefeated Kentucky.


  • Jimmy Santiago Baca, poet
  • Christy Greenleaf, UW-Milwaukee
  • Howie Magner, Milwaukee Magazine