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In season one the three hosts share their stories in three-episode arcs… 

What does "home" mean for people in Milwaukee? Producer, Mariano Avila, moved to
the area mid-pandemic and is talking to people with singular interpretations of home
and distinct relationships with Milwaukee. 

From an indigenous man whose ancestors have been here for thousands of years to an Afghan woman who has only been here three months, this three-part series takes a global look at what it means to be at home in Milwaukee.

Legacies are both created and inherited. Alexandria Mack shares stories of past and present Black Milwaukeeans working to "secure the bag" despite societal challenges such as racism or even a global pandemic. 

The protests following the murder of George Floyd inspired a group of diverse high school students to challenge their predominately white suburb of Brookfield to be a more inclusive community. With the help of a local alderman, they wrote a resolution for the city to officially honor Black History Month, a resolution that turned out to be too
controversial to pass. Scottie Lee Meyers guides us through the sequence of events.

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About the Show

Speaking of…a Milwaukee PBS podcast that makes public media personal. Journalists Alexandria Mack, Mariano Avila and Scottie Lee Meyers share stories featuring our local friends and neighbors and exploring the MKE experience. The discussions consider life in southeastern Wisconsin, highlighting national and global topics of public interest, framed by diverse personal perspective and thoughtful consideration. Our hosts combine a passion for storytelling, concern for community and self-reflection to engage listeners in celebrating this place we call home. 

Join us for inspiration, investigation, and insight as we speak of Milwaukee.