Browsing UWEC Master’s Theses by Subject "African Americans -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee -- History -- 20th century"
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“We’re Black, We’re Proud, We’re Commandos”: Respectability Politics, Armed Self-defense, and Gender Dynamics in the Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council, 1958-1968 (2020-05)By the 1940s, Milwaukee was one of the most segregated cities in the country. Most black Milwaukeeans were forced to live in a ghetto known as the Inner Core. Black Milwaukeeans faced racial discrimination and segregation ...