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Events

Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Thursday January 18th, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Opening Preview for Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee to celebrate the allies of then and now with Prentice McKinney, former Milwaukee NAACP commando. Enjoy clips from the documentary Vel Philips: Dream Big Dreams, lively music from TRUE Skool, guided tours of Allied in the Fight and kosher soul food delights.

Sunday January 28th, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Free Day + Preview of 'Until the Flood'
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Community Free Days are designed for Milwaukee County residents to explore the Jewish Museum Milwaukee for FREE!

Thursday February 1st, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
From Swastika to Jim Crow: Film Screening and Talkback
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

‘From Swastika to Jim Crow’ tells the little-known story of Jewish refugee scholars who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to America, and when faced with anti-Semitic sentiment at mainstream American universities, were hired for positions at historically black colleges and universities in the then-segregated South.

Wednesday February 7th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Integration of Baseball with Bud Selig
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

The Integration of Baseball and its Aftermath An Evening with Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball Bud Selig Allan H. (Bud) Selig is the Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball and a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Cooperstown,...

Tuesday February 13th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Redlining, Racism and Reflection: Milwaukee Redlining with Reggie Jackson
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Learn the history of Redlining in Milwaukee as well as the role and impact of racially restrictive covenants during the 1960s. Reggie Jackson, prominent local historian, educator and head Griot at America’s Black Holocaust Museum, will also discuss the D-5 sector considered a “negro slum” and area for “lesser” Jews.

Thursday February 15th, 2018 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Community Free Day + February 'Thirdsday'
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee for a late night and discover how Vel Phillips achieved an impressive list of "firsts" as part of her legacy, including the first African American judge in Wisconsin and the first woman, and African American, in the nation elected to executive office in state government.

Sunday February 18th, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Free Day
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Community Free Days are designed for Milwaukee County residents to explore the Jewish Museum Milwaukee for FREE!

Tuesday February 20th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Redlining, Racism and Reflection: Redlining in Context with Ralph Hollmon
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Join us for a screening of Wisconsin Public Television's "City Within A City: When Pretty Soon Runs Out," a documentary that explores the stories and lives of low-income families impacted by that development, and a contextualizing talk from Ralph Hollmon, former president and CEO of The Milwaukee Urban League.

Tuesday February 27th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Redlining, Racism and Reflection: Where from Here?
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Tuesday, February 27, 7:00 pm Join us to learn more about the current state of segregation in Milwaukee, how that was shaped by the 1968 Open Housing Law, and where we go from here with panelists Marc Levine from UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Economic Development, Margaret Rozga, activist, educator, and wife of late Father Groppi, and Bill Tisdale from Milwaukee’s Fair Housing Council.

Sunday March 4th, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Free Day
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Community Free Days are designed for Milwaukee County residents to explore the Jewish Museum Milwaukee for FREE!

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