Homeownership disparities, Hmong cuisine

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Chefs preparing food
Chef Yia Vang (right) preparing food at his restaurant. Photo courtesy of Vinai MN

We look at why a disparity in homeownership persists between Black and white families in Milwaukee and how to address it. Then, we explore Hmong cuisine with a James Beard-nominated chef in Minneapolis.

Featured in this Show

  • Closing the homeownership gap between white and Black families

    Only 25% of Black families in Milwaukee own their homes, which is roughly half the rate of white homeownership. The nonprofit Acts Housing is trying to reverse that worsening trend with financial guidance for families of color in Milwaukee and Beloit.

  • Hmong chef talks cuisine and culinary scene in the Midwest

    A James Beard nominated chef with Wisconsin roots shares his love of food and Hmong cooking. Chef Yia Vang joins the show to talk about his family, restaurant experience and latest TV show.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Deatra Kemp Guest
  • Yia Vang Guest

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