Detroit Premiere of MILWAUKEE 53206 at the FREEP Film Festival

April 1, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments

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

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

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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