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Edition 39  | January 10, 2021
Black Nouveau: COVID Conversations
Thursday, January 14, 7:30 PM, Ch 10.1

COVID-19 has devastated Milwaukee’s African American community. Black Wisconsinites are disproportionately affected and dying from the virus. Many of the survivors face unique physical and mental health challenges.

We discuss some of those challenges with five Milwaukeeans who contracted the virus: State Rep. David Bowen, political consultant Arkesia Jackson, Rev. Greg Lewis, and mental health clinicians Simmone Kilgore and Arnitta Holiman.

The program is co-moderated by Arnitta Holliman and Earl Arms, host of MKE PBS’ Black Nouveau.
Implicit Bias Town Hall Event
Wednesday, January 27, 6:00 PM
Online event - Register 


The death of George Floyd and other racial injustices brought to light last year have many wondering about their own perspective on these issues and why they think the way they do. Milwaukee PBS’ Black Nouveau offers a virtual event to help explore that subject. 

The human experience is biased; we all have points of view shaped by our experiences. Sometimes, our “implicit biases” negatively affect the way we interact with others.

Kima and Dasha Kelly Hamilton guide attendees through “Understanding Implicit Bias,” a 90-minute interactive event that will help people understand unconscious patterns and stereotypes we develop that affect individuals, attitudes and actions.

To participate, register here.

During the discussion, attendees will have a chance to interact with the panelists. 
 
Around the Corner with John McGivern ™ 
Thursday, January 14, 7:00 PM, Ch 10.1 East North Avenue

This part of Milwaukee has always had a busy, eclectic vibe. Such vitality, such camaraderie, such noise!

Everything in this neighborhood is unique. East North Avenue is proof for John that you absolutely CAN go home, because this neighborhood will always BE home.
 
Outdoor Wisconsin™
Thursday, January 14, 9:00 PM, Ch 10.1

Outdoor Wisconsin kicked off the 34th season with a visit to North Point Lighthouse in Milwaukee County's Lake Park. 

In this episode Deb Wolniak hones her survival skills at the Wild Women Workshop in Horicon Marsh. Jeff Kelm gets tips from Washington County researchers and underwater divers to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin lakes. And Dan Small joins a group of kids for ice fishing lessons on Blackhawk Lake in Iowa County.
You're invited to 9to5: The Story of a Movement
Wednesday, January 13, 5:30 PM
Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion
The 2021 Indie Lens Pop-Up virtual film series starts here! Milwaukee PBS, in partnership with the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, proudly presents this free and engaging virtual film series.

Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics and social issues, to family and community relationships. Make friends, share stories and join the conversation online.

Featuring interviews with 9to5’s founders, as well as actor and activist Jane Fonda, 9to5: The Story of a Movement is the previously untold story of the fight that inspired a hit and changed the American workplace. 

Following the screening there will be a 30-minute panel discussion. Panelists for this event include Jean Grow, DEI Consultant, and Chineva Smith and Linda Garcia Benard, both from the 9to5 organization.

Click here to register: https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/dvluo
All Creatures Great and Small
Sunday, January 10, 8:00 PM, Ch. 10.1

The beloved classic gets a fresh, critically acclaimed adaptation! James Herriot interviews for a job with harried Yorkshire veterinarian Siegfried Farnon. His first day is full of surprises.
NOVA: Secrets in our DNA
Wednesday, January 13, 8:00 PM, Ch. 10.1

NOVA explores the power of this information and the unintended consequences that can arise from sharing our data with these rapidly growing online databases. DNA results that offer estimates of health risks can be misleading, and the discovery of intimate family secrets can tear relationships apart.
Masterpiece: Miss Scarlet and the Duke
Sunday, January 17, 7:00 PM, Ch. 10.1

Thrown onto her own, Eliza goes to work as a private detective to get out of debt. Luckily, a family friend known as the Duke is a cop willing to help.
American Experience: The Code Breaker
Monday, January 11, 8:00 PM, Ch. 10.1

Discover the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped bring down Al Capone and break up a Nazi spy ring in South America. Her work helped lay the foundation for modern codebreaking today.
On the Waterfront
Saturday, January 16, 8:00 PM, Ch. 36.1

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb
Directed By: Elia Kazan

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Shown without commercial interruption
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