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WPR celebrated The Ideas Network in Milwaukee with a special live event with WBUR’s and NPR’s On Point at the Latino Arts Center. On Point is broadcast every weekday on 290 NPR stations around the country.

Tom Ashbrook moderated a conversation about race and politics in the “majority minority” Wisconsin city as part of On Point’s national listening tour. The event was broadcast live on Facebook and recorded for national broadcast the following day. Find video, audio and more from the event here.

Guests included:

Toni Rivera-Joachin, president and chief executive director of Centro Hispano in Milwaukee, WI.

James Causey, columnist for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

Martha Barry, racial justice director at the YWCA of Southwest Wisconsin.

Van Mobley, associate professor of history and economics at Concordia University in Wisconsin. President of the Village of Thiensville, WI.

With live music by De la Buena.

Special thanks to our event sponsors:

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