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May 2019

Theodore Mack Day- Save the date!!

WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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In 1970, the first African-American brewery Peoples Brewery opened in the nation’s beer capitol Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In spite of having sponsors, shareholders and being competitive in the market, the owner described struggling with discrimination that affected his business. Peoples Brewery closed in 1973. Today, there is nothing to indicate that there once stood a historic brewery that made a “Certifiably good American lager”– Peoples Beer. And there is very little anywhere to remind anyone that for a moment in the…

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