Stories Of A White Wisconsin Pastor From Civil Rights Birmingham, ICE And Local Law Enforcement

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Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Matthew Albence
Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Matthew Albence, joined by members of law enforcement, speaks during a news conference at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

A white pastor in Milwaukee shares what it was like to serve a mostly African American church in Birmingham during the Civil Rights Era. Then we discuss how local law enforcement around the U.S. and in Wisconsin are cooperating — or not — with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Featured in this Show

  • Reflections Of A White Pastor In Civil Rights Era Birmingham

    A white Wisconsin pastor shares his memories of serving a predominately African American congregation in 1960s Birmingham, and then in Milwaukee decades later.

  • Local Law Enforcement Cooperation With ICE

    Milwaukee is set to decide whether city law enforcement will cooperate with ICE. To date, Waukesha County is the only Wisconsin police department with a written agreement to work with ICE. We look at what it means for local law enforcement to be active with federal immigration actions.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rev. Joseph Ellwanger Guest
  • Isiah Holmes Guest
  • Angela S García Guest

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