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By Every Measure

By Every Measure is a podcast that explores systemic racism in various sectors of Milwaukee, looking closely at how those systems were formed and how they can — and need — to be changed. The series will use data to examine the immense disparities that are systemically woven into the Black experience in Milwaukee, making it one of the worst cities in the nation for its Black residents, by every measure.

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  • With a global pandemic as the backdrop, we analyze health disparities Black people face in America, including bias in healthcare, infant mortality and COVID-19.
  • We look at how school segregation remains in place today, then examine the school-to-prison pipeline and how schools are funded.
  • We explain how income disparity was created and how it affects Milwaukee's ability to attract and retain Black professionals.
  • Homeownership rates are moving in the wrong direction for Black people, showing little improvement in present-day Milwaukee compared to the 1960s.
  • We analyze the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the latest example of police violence getting widespread attention, and ask a retired Milwaukee Police Department captain for her perspective.
  • Hosts Reggie Jackson and Tarik Moody detail how racism was declared a public health crisis in Milwaukee.