Photos of MILWAUKEE 53206 now part of Permanent Museum Exhibition on Mass Incarceration

May 2, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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Photographs taken during the making of MILWAUKEE 53206 are now part of a permanent exhibition called Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration at Eastern State Penitentiary Museum in Philadelphia, PA.  The new exhibition is the first in the United States to address issues of mass incarceration.  Eastern State Penitentiary, once an infamous prison […]

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Screening of MILWAUKEE 53206 in Minneapolis at Urban Affairs Conference & Solomon’s Porch

April 22, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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This weekend we had two back-to-back screenings of MILWAUKEE 53206 in Minneapolis.  The first was at Urban Affairs international annual conference which is an interdisciplinary space for engaging in intellectual and practical discussions about urban life.  Urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals present their theoretical, empirical, and action-oriented research with an aim to foster understanding […]

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Detroit Premiere of MILWAUKEE 53206 at the FREEP Film Festival

April 1, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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Another lively discussion after the premiere of MILWAUKEE 53206 at the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the FREEP Film Festival.  After the film Detroit Free Press staff writer Katrease Stafford led a discussion that included myself;  Beverly Walker and Chad Wilson, both stories in the film; Michigan State Representative Erika Geiss, D-Taylor and Joseph […]

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Special Guest at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin

March 1, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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Edgewood College planned a full day surrounding MILWAUKEE 53206.  The Dominican Catholic college long ago committed itself to issues of social justice and the faculty and students greeted me and Beverly Walker, who is featured in MILWAUKEE 53206, with a warm welcome.  The campus theater was packed for the screening, and afterwards Beverly, Prestisa (Beverly’s oldest […]

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Speaker at Lobby Day at the Wisconsin State Capital Building

February 28, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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The State Senator of Wisconsin, Lena Taylor, asked that I be a guest at first annual Lobby Day that takes place at the state capital in Madison, Wisconsin, where constituents lobby their legislature on issues of criminal justice and many other issues affecting their state.  I was honored to be apart of the successful event and […]

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Pioneers: Cadillac 2017 Oscars Commercial

February 26, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments

I agency executive produced three Cadillac spots for the new ‘Dare Greatly’ campaign that launched during Oscars 2017.  I had an amazing time working with Cadillac, the creative team at Rokkan, who is re-imagining this classic American icon, and Independent Media.

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