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Year In Review 2017: Images from today as a witness for the future

Each of these images was the lead picture for a news article or photo essay published in 2017.

Hundreds of thousands of photographs were taken over the course of a year, to be able to pick the best and most powerful versions for editorial features. In 2016, that total was 21,744. For 2017, published images totaled 29,254. The selections presented here, from the 2017 content, represent the transformational mission of Milwaukee Independent to tell every story one picture at a time.

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19jan7:00 pm- 8:30 pmJews, Blacks, and the Struggle for Civil RightsAllied in the Fight Series

21jan1:00 pm- 4:00 pmBlack and Pink: Milwaukee

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