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    • Lena Taylor interview (October 23, 2012)

    • Lena Taylor interview (October 23, 2012)
    • Education; Politics & government
    • A life-long Milwaukee resident, Senator Lena Taylor is serving her second term in the Wisconsin State Senate, representing the 4th Senate District, including Wauwatosa, Glendale, and the northern portions of the City of Milwaukee, where she and her...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Clayborn Benson interview (November 28, 2012)

    • Clayborn Benson interview (November 28, 2012)
    • Education
    • An award-winning photojournalist for 39 years, Clayborn Benson was instrumental in significantly breaking barriers for African Americans in photojournalism. Throughout his career, Benson covered many prominent stories in the Milwaukee area. Retired...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Robert Harris interview (January 15, 2013)

    • Robert Harris interview (January 15, 2013)
    • Education; Racism
    • As a Korean war veteran and boxing champion, Robert Harris Jr., has accomplished much in his life. Harris' years of service as a teacher and coach within the Milwaukee Public School System resonate the most with him and to those he has reached. In...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Carrie Weddle interview (November 16, 2012)

    • Carrie Weddle interview (November 16, 2012)
    • Education
    • At a young age, Carrie Weddle knew what her life’s calling would be and where she needed to go to obtain this goal. Due to her parent’s insistence, Weddle decided on a career in nursing. In 1960, segregation forced her to leave her home of...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Spencer Coggs interview (January 9, 2013)

    • Spencer Coggs interview (January 9, 2013)
    • Education; Politics & Government
    • G. Spencer Coggs, a former health inspector, has served as a prominent member of the Democratic Political Party in Wisconsin for some time. A state representative for 20 years, Coggs won the 2003 Senate recall election for Milwaukee’s sixth...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Reuben Harpole interview (November 14, 2012)

    • Reuben Harpole interview (November 14, 2012)
    • Education; Community service
    • Named the unofficial “Mayor” of the city, Reuben Harpole has devoted his life to community service and advocacy. Harpole worked at the School of Continuing Education for 31 years, and he was senior outreach specialist at the Center for Urban...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Ferne Caulker-Bronson interview (November 6, 2012)

    • Ferne Caulker-Bronson interview (November 6, 2012)
    • Education; Dance
    • The first twelve years of Ferne Caulker-Bronson's life were spent in Sierra Leaone's capital Freetown, which is located within West Africa. She then spent three years in an English boarding school and completed her last year of High School at...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Tyrone Dumas interview (December 14, 2012)

    • Tyrone Dumas interview (December 14, 2012)
    • Education
    • Tyrone Dumas earned his degree in architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee despite a lack of similar representation within the college and the field. Dumas’ diverse career background includes serving as Project Manager for Design...
    • Oral History Interviews of African American Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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