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Author: Jarrett English

A “perfect failure” allowed a few white activists to stop a $60M project in a black neighborhood

This is NOT about a slaughterhouse. This is about black people, in a plurality black metropolis, in a community that has been violently, intentionally, economically and politically marginalized, in a city and state where political and business leaders have failed miserably in their duty to bring sustained, accessible, equitable, opportunity to those most in need. This is about the people and a fundamental disconnect between themselves and their government. When you have a population that is actively and historically disenfranchised as black folks are in Milwaukee, you get politicians doing what they want for their own ambitions and elections...

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