Ruth, Justice, and the American Way

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Well We Aren’t There Yet: LGBTQ candidates:

About a month ago I wondered out loud when we would be able stop saying the first (*) to get elected (*) or the first (*) be become (*)…but I knew at the time that we were a long way from there. So today’s article by Bruce Murphy at Urban…

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So When Will The US Stop Having To Say The First (minority) To Be A (job title)?

America wants to celebrate diversity. It is a keyword and a buzzword for almost every organization going. Politicians throw it around saying they will implement it in their offices or cabinets and expound at length about how to make America or their state or their city express its diversity. Every…

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Anyone wanna tell the Proud Boys that someone else has been using PRIDE?

and they might not to be confused with them? LOL!

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Maybe We Should Be Asking This Question On The Census

Instead of trying to restrain census participation by asking if those taking the census are American citizens, maybe we should be helping to collect data on gender identity in America? Just in the last few years, nonbinary identity has been slowly seeping into societal consciousness. It’s impossible to say ……

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Anti-LGBTQ Protesters Pester Idyllic Bay View

The Bay View Community Center (BVCC) attracted some unwanted attention May 4, 2019 because of a story hour they were hosting. The story hour? “May the Fierce Be with You,” was the story hour’s theme, and it featured Star Wars-related titles, including a comic book and two picture books aimed…

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Brewers Shocked by Hader’s Tweets…Really?

I don’t pay much attention to professional sports anymore and usually wouldn’t think about commenting on it or writing about it. But I did watch the All Star game at a sports bar with a few guys from my baseball team on Tuesday night…but we left after the dismal showing…

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We Are Not Free to Be Mean

This is a guest blog by my personal friend Tina Owen-Moore (Founder, The Alliance School of Milwaukee, and current Fellow, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.L.D. Program). Tina originally published it at LinkedIn. I am presenting it here with her permission: Like many others, this weekend’s incidents in Virginia have…

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Tammy Baldwin For Senate: Knock It Off!

Yesterday I received a letter asking for a contribution from the Tammy Baldwin for Senate campaign. I supported Senator Baldwin in 2012 with my wallet and my vote. I love what she has done for Wisconsin and the nation since being elected to the Senate. I will continue to support…

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Wisconsin’s Jason Rae Elected DNC Secretary

My friend Jason Rae has been elected the Secretary of the Democratic National Committee. Congratulations Jason! He was originally elected to represent Wisconsin on the DNC at the tender age of 17. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel covers his rise in the DNC and his backstory here in Wisconsin : Determination…

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