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The Amazon of Milwaukee

By Tim R on Jun 24, 2015 9:01 AM

For 12 years, Milwaukee's Feminists had a published voice thanks to The Amazon, and you can still read what they had to say today.

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Summerfest Tunes and Grooves

By Brett R on Jun 22, 2015 3:45 PM

Summer is here, and so is Summerfest! If you're looking for some of the great tunes you hear down by the lake, MPL has got you covered!

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LGBT Civil Rights Movement - Before Stonewall

By Heather S on Jun 19, 2015 5:52 PM

July 4, 1965 marks the 50th Anniversary of the start of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement. That's right, although the Stonewall Riots in 1969 are frequently cited as the beginning of the gay liberation movement in the United States, the organized movement actually traces its origins to July 4, 1965. It was on that date that a group of 40 courageous gay and lesbian activists…

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