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As an award-winning Senior Columnist for the Milwaukee Independent, Reggie Jackson covers a range of African American issues. He is also a Consultant with Nurturing Diversity Partners, and volunteers as Head Griot for America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) in Bronzeville.

Stop accusing the Black Lives Matter movement of ignoring so-called “black-on-black” crime

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REGGIE JACKSON: 5x Award Winner in Best Column categories from the Milwaukee Press Club

As a teacher for over twenty years, Dominic Inouye helped students to develop their reading, writing, critical thinking, and, most of all, their voices. He worked as The Pfister Hotel Narrator, a one-year appointment, and currently manages the ZIP MKE project that photo documents the city to promote cultural understanding.

Black Lives Matter: Teens Grow Greens nurtures more than just plants

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Dominic Inouye: 2x Award Winner in Best Column category from the Milwaukee Press Club

Dr. Cole is a Licensed Psychologist who has spent the past two decades helping members of the community in developing the ability to bring about positive change for their lives, and empowering those individuals to advocate for themselves.

When Silence Kills: What has your inaction done to stop the deaths of innocent black people?

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Kenneth Cole: 2x Award Winner in Reporting categories from the Milwaukee Press Club

As a former Milwaukee Police Officer and co-founder of Serve2Unite.org, Pardeep is author of The Gifts of Our Wounds, and a Licensed Therapist specializing in utilizing a trauma-informed approach to treat survivors of violence. He is also the Editor and a Community Relations Writer for Milwaukee Independent.

Pardeep Kaleka: The loss of George Floyd should make us more reverent

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PARDEEP KALEKA: Winner in Best Blog category of the 88th Annual Milwaukee Press Club Awards

Presidential Child Abuse: Trump uses extortion on parents in effort to prematurely re-open schools

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The Sounds of Fear: Why terrified politicians are trying to silence American voters

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Those who declare the value of “All Lives Matter” seem to have little regard for so much of it

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John Pavlovitz: Winner of Best Blog at the 89th Annual Milwaukee Press Club Awards