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January 2018

Sunday Forum: “Gravitational Waves”

January 21 @ 10:10 am - 10:55 am
Max Otto Hall, 1342 N. Astor St.
Milwaukee, WI
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First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Presenter: Professor Xavier Siemans, Director, NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center. It has been 100 years since Albert Einstein predicted gravitational waves, and they are now a reality. Gravitational wave astronomy will revolutionize the study of the early universe. Learn about the gravitational waves created by the collision of black holes and neutron stars and the work being done at the UWM-Center for Gravitation, Cosmology and Astrophysics. Host: Mark Mueller. Sunday Forum is a Sunday morning lecture series at First Unitarian Society…

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Sunday Forum: “50 years Since Fair Housing Marches, and Are We Fair Now?

January 28 @ 10:10 am - 10:50 am
Max Otto Hall, 1342 N. Astor St.
Milwaukee, WI
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First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Presenter: Margaret (Peg) Rozga, Fair Housing March participant, English Professor, UW-Waukesha (retired). 50 years ago, the NAACP Youth Council marched for Fair Housing in Milwaukee. At the time, African-American residents faced blatant discrimination in housing, usually meeting with hostility or being refused housing altogether if they tried to leave segregated neighborhoods. Father James Groppi, a Catholic Priest advised the group, and after more than 200 marches, eventually, with the help of Alderwoman Vel Phillips, Fair Housing laws were finally enacted…

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February 2018

Sunday Forum: “WRRD, 1510 AM – Milwaukee’s New Liberal Radio Station”

February 4 @ 10:10 am - 10:50 am
Max Otto Hall, 1342 N. Astor St.
Milwaukee, WI
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First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Presenter: Earl Ingram, Talk Show Host, WRRD Radio. For years, Milwaukeeans have only been able to access two conservative news-talk radio stations. At long last, progressive viewpoints now have a home on the AM dial. Hear Earl Ingram speak about Milwaukee's new and only 24-hour talk radio station, 1510 AM. The Earl Ingram Show wakes Milwaukee up every morning from 7 to 9 a.m., as Earl interviews a variety of guests and provides a welcoming format for political discussion on…

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