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Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

Nicole Rojas
May 24, 2019 - 5:00
Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

A Milwaukee County executive signed a resolution on May 20 declaring racism to be a public health crisis.  Executive Chris Abele said the resolution represents a public commitment to take action in racial disparities. During the resolution signing, Abele said the county leads “in an unfortunate way the racial disparities in employment, in education, incarceration, income and even things like… access to capital,” according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel....

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One Reply to “Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis”

  1. It’s a symbolic important step. Let’s see if any money backs it up. More importantly, will it inspire national or at least states to follow suit (with dollars)?

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