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Milwaukee Protest Organizers to Headline Newsmaker Lunch Hour

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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Three core organizers of recent protests in the Milwaukee area in the wake of the death of George Floyd last month in Minneapolis will be the featured guests at a virtual event set for noon on Monday, June 29. This Newsmaker Lunch Hour is presented by a partnership between the Milwaukee Press Club and

Khalil Coleman, Destiny Monae and Mariah Smith will field questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience from noon to 1 p.m. The three organizers are quick to note they are among a larger group of activists who play key roles in the marches and demonstrations that have occurred daily here since shortly after Floyd’s death.

The panel of journalists:

  • James Causey – Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • LaToya Dennis – Reporter, WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio
  • Jeramey Jannene – President, co-founder and reporter, Urban Milwaukee

This Newsmaker will be moderated by Milwaukee Press Club President Gene Mueller, host of Wisconsin’s Morning News at Newsradio 620 WTMJ.

You must register in advance to view this event and registration can be done by booking below. Those who register will receive a link on Monday morning to view the event live.

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is underwritten by presenting sponsor Spectrum News 1 and sustaining sponsor Mueller QAAS, LLC. partners with the press club for this luncheon as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

Questions? Please contact Joette Richards, Milwaukee Press Club executive director, at or call 262-894-2224.


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  • Spectrum News 1

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  • Mueller QAAS, LLC


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