Milwaukee PBS Specials

Freedom Walkers for Milwaukee

Special | 28m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

This documentary traces Milwaukee's most turbulent events during the Civil Rights struggle of the mid-1900s. Using archival footage, photographs, and interviews with Milwaukeeans, the film sheds light on the fight for equal employment, open housing, and equitable educational opportunities, and reveals how Milwaukee earned the nickname, "The Selma Of the North".

Aired: 10/12/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Milwaukee PBS Specials is a local public television program presented by MILWAUKEE PBS.