In the 1930s the federal government began redlining real estate, marking “risky” neighborhoods for federal mortgage loans on the basis of race. Major cities across the U.S. were given different color codes so that their inner cities could be organized into different racial groups. Today, we are still seeing the aftermath from this system. Join us as Beverly Taylor talks to Bethany Sanchez, Senior Administrator of the Fair Lending Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council about redlining and housing in Milwaukee.
On this episode of The 411 Live Beverly Taylor talks to retired Milwaukee County Judge, Jeffery Kremers, Pastor Joseph Ellwanger, founder of WISDOM Statewide Reform Our Communities with a focused on Wisconsin's criminal justice system and Sylvester Jackson, Lead Community Organizer for Ex-incarcerated People Organizing. Today we discuss the problems of mental health when it comes to the judicial system and a court room that’s designed to address mental health and sentencing.
The National Revolving Bail Fund is a critical tool to prevent incarceration and combat racial and economic disparities in the bail system. Join us "Tonight" at 8pm CST as Beverly talks to Jeremy Cherson, Senior Advisor at The Bail Project about a system that criminalizes race and poverty. The Bail Project combats mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail system one person at a time.
Sometimes we approach the politics surrounding police brutality and race through a bias and emotional lens. It is an attorney’s job to evaluate the full length of every case, which means examining our legal and constitutional rights that we all have as U.S. citizens. As our country progress, the laws should be reexamined to innovate change in our society and in our judicial system for the better to prevent deaths like George Floyd from ever happening again.
Join us as we bring you a refreshing and fruitful discussion that involves facts, legislation and legal matters of the Derek Chauvin case from Lynnette McNeely, Chair, legal Redress of NAACP WI State of Conference of Branches and James L. Santelle, Former U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of WI.
In this episode of The 411 Live, Beverly Taylor is joined by Cameron Fry, Author of “Why Bully Me” and his mother Angel Bell, founder of Dreams Into Reality Coaching and Consulting Services, LLC and D. I. R. 19 Publishing. Join us as Cameron shares his testimony of being bullied and how it inspired him to write his book. We also talk about how he might not have ever written his book without the support and wisdom of his mother.
In this episode, host Beverly Taylor meets with Eboni Thomas and Jamal Johnson, sister and brother to Sivad Johnson, and Jolanda Rogers, the publisher of his book, Becoming A Diamond. They pay homage to his legacy. Beverly Taylor follows along on the journey of Sivad Jonhson’s book, Becoming a Diamond, and what Eboni Thomas would call “divine intervention.” In this episode on The 411 Live, find out the amazing true legacy of Sivad Johnson.