Author: David Lauersdorf

Op Ed: Racial issues in Milwaukee existed before Trump

Everyone on Facebook is flipping bricks over the election. I’ve been told on more than a few occasions that “I don’t get it” because I’m a white man. Sometimes, I think I’m the only person who gets it. Are you concerned about racism under Trump? How many innocent black men have been shot under Obama? I point this out not to blame Obama, but as a reminder that racism does not come from Trump. It is endemic in our society. Are you concerned Trump will side with big businesses, that he will ignore Americans already oppressed? There is a...

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