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Fourth Street Forum - February 28, 2014

Episode Description

[Original Airdate: February 28, 2014]

Black Men in Prison: Exploring the Crisis, Changing the Outcome

Over the past few months, Milwaukee Public Radio and Milwaukee Public Television have joined together to explore why our state has the highest incarceration rate of black men in the nation. What are the findings? And how do we change the outcome for Wisconsin's black men?

With host Denise Callaway.

And with guests in order of appearance -- LaToya Dennis, News Reporter and Producer, Milwaukee Public Radio, WUWM 89.7; Lois Quinn, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, UW-Milwaukee's Employment & Training Institute, Co-author, "Wisconsin's Mass Incarceration of African American Males;" Clem Richardson, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor, Project Return Milwaukee, Founder and CEO, Manna Behavioral Services.