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Milwaukee County Executive. MKE born, raised, and made to bring change.
Mar 10, 2022 19 tweets 7 min read
A little look behind the scenes as our team sets up for this morning’s first Community Health & Healing series. Follow the conversation live on YouTube at 10 AM: It’s time to come together and have some real conversations about what our community needs. Together we can bring an end to senseless violence and needless drug deaths. We can unlock the true potential in all of our neighborhoods.
Mar 9, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
This is a difficult time for all of us. There are people in our neighborhoods w/unaddressed mental health & behavioral health needs – many of which have gone ignored for generations. (1/4) jsonline.com/story/communit… The violence in our streets, the increase in overdose deaths, and the overall impact on the quality of life for residents are a direct result of their needs not being met. We need to heal MKE Co. & move forward with a plan to meet the needs of our most vulnerable residents. (2/4)
May 24, 2018 9 tweets 3 min read
Amadou Diallo was shot at 41 times and hit 19 by police. All he had was his wallet.
Stephon Clarke was shot at 20 times & hit 8 by police. All he had was a cell phone.
I understand why #SterlingBrown didn’t want to move his hands, b/c he feared for his life. As black men, we know that any movement we might make could mean an immediate death sentence for us.
There’s no reason why this parking violation required this level of police involvement. These officers saw a black man with too nice of a car & suspected something else was up.