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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Affordable Housing Crisis, Omanhene Chocolate, 'Bronzeville at Night'

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

A UWM panel of experts hopes to tackle some of the big issues impacting Milwaukee’s affordable housing crisis. Later, Milwaukeean Steve Wallace explains why he gave up his career path to start a chocolate company in Ghana. Milwaukee poet Vida Cross talks about her new collection, Bronzeville at Night: 1949. And Wisconsin author Michael Perry explains his affinity for 16th century French philosopher Michel de Montaigne.


  • Raphael Ramos, director, Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Eviction Defense Project; Kori Schneider-Peragine, senior administrator, Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council’s Inclusive Communities Program
  • Steve Wallace, founder and president, Omanhene Chocolate Company
  • Vida Cross, poet, Bronzeville at Night: 1949
  • Michael Perry, author, Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy