Black males and incarceration the subject of ‘Saturday Talk’

May 28, 2015
Milwaukee Professionals Association LLC held its monthly Saturday forum on Black Male Incarceration on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Center Street Library. The speakers focused on discrimination, disenfranchisement, break-up of families and misgivings of truth in sentencing. It was noted at the forum, Wisconsin has the highest black male incarceration population in the United States. Mary Glass, a community activist and businesswoman, assembled four community leaders to share information about the incarceration problem, which has plagued Milwaukee’s central city. Presenters included: La’Frisko Lewis, UW-Milwaukee student; Solana Patterson-Ramos, political and community advocate; C. Terrance Anderson, Planner, Southeastern WI Regional Planning Commission and Brad Tenin, Admission Officer at Bryant Stratton College.
Milwaukee Professionals Association LLC held its monthly Saturday forum on
Black Male Incarceration on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Center Street Library.
The speakers focused on discrimination, disenfranchisement, break-up
of families and misgivings of truth in sentencing. It was noted at the forum,
Wisconsin has the highest black male incarceration population in the United
States. Mary Glass, a community activist and businesswoman, assembled
four community leaders to share information about the incarceration problem,
which has plagued Milwaukee’s central city. Presenters included: La’Frisko
Lewis, UW-Milwaukee student; Solana Patterson-Ramos, political and community
advocate; C. Terrance Anderson, Planner, Southeastern WI Regional
Planning Commission and Brad Tenin, Admission Officer at Bryant Stratton College.