Newsmakers: Violence in Milwaukee – Root Causes and Solutions
Crime in Milwaukee has been on a sharp incline following the pandemic – setting records for homicides – but this year’s numbers thus far are more optimistic. Yet, when it comes to violence in Milwaukee, does the data tell the whole story? Experts in the city and county say they are focusing on root causes and solutions that focus on relationships and public health. On July 3, 2023, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with David Muhammad, Deputy Director of the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services, Markasa Tucker-Harris, Executive Director of the African American Roundtable and Sherwin Hughes, Radio Talk Show Host on 101.7 The Truth to discuss violence in Milwaukee.