50 Yrs On-When Pretty Soon Runs Out
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50 Years Later - When Pretty Soon Runs Out
Join PBS Wisconsin and a panel of community experts as we explore historic housing inequity for Black Milwaukeeans and its echoes through today.
Join us for a screening of our 1968 Emmy Award-winning documentary "A City Within a City: When Pretty Soon Runs Out," and engage with panelists on the past and present of housing in Milwaukee.
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City Within A City: When Pretty Soon Runs Out
In 1968 the inner core of Milwaukee, home to thousands of low-income families, was being torn up for urban renewal projects. This documentary explores the stories and lives of low-income families impacted by that development.
- Carol Griskavich
Community Engagement Coordinator
- Carol - PBS Wisconsin
- Angela Fitzgerald
Angela Fitzgerald is the host of Wisconsin Life on PBS Wisconsin. In addition to her work hosting the television series, Angela is the Director of Family, Youth & Community Engagement for Madison Metropolitan School District.
- Marc Levine
Marc V. Levine is Professor Emeritus of History, Economic Development, and Urban Studies and the co-founder and long-time director of the Center for Economic Development at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author or co-author of works covering topics such as state and local economic development policy, and racial inequality in cities - most recently "The State of Black Milwaukee in National Perspective: Racial Inequality in the Nation 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas."
- Danell Cross
As the executive director of Metcalfe Park Community Bridges, Danell's shared experiences with members of the community inform her mission to support resident leaders and build partnerships to promote a safe, healthy and vibrant community.
- Robert Smith
Dr. Robert S. Smith is the Harry G. John Professor of History and the Director of the Center for Urban Research, Teaching & Outreach at Marquette University. His research and teaching interests include African American history, civil rights history, and exploring the intersections of race and law.
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