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Friday on Lake Effect: Teaching Black History, Iditarod Preparation, Float Therapy, Indoor Plants

Friday on Lake Effect:

A Milwaukee Public Schools teacher’s Black History Month project teaches students an important lesson about representation and their value through photography. Dog musher, Blair Braverman, talks about what it takes to race in the Iditarod. Our Fit For You series explores the practice of floating and how it can potentially help those struggling with PTSD. Plus, gardening expert Melinda Myers talks about caring for indoor plants.


  • Terrance Sims, Milwaukee College Prep teacher
  • Blair Braverman, dog sledder
  • Dr. Terri deRoon Cassini, psychologist for the trauma psychology service at Froedtert; Andy Larson, owner of Float Milwaukee
  • Melinda Myers, gardening expert and author