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Monday on Lake Effect: Remembering the 1967 Fair Housing Marches, WI Poet Laureate Margaret Rozga

Monday on Lake Effect:

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we talk with a Milwaukee man who was a teenager on the front lines of the 1967 Milwaukee fair housing marches. Then, we’ll learn about a piece of clothing that carries the weight of some Milwaukee civil rights history, and hear from another Milwaukeean about his experience of the 1967 riot. And we'll talk with noted activist and now Wisconsin Poet Laureate, Margaret Rozga.

Guests:

  • Prentice McKinney, 1967 NAACP Youth Commandos
  • David Driscoll, Wisconsin historical Society (Radio Chipstone)
  • Matt Mixon, Radio Chipstone
  • Margaret Rozga, Wisconsin Poet Laureate & social justice advocate