The Color of Power

Although minorities make up nearly half of Milwaukee’s population, the city has never elected a person of color as mayor. And after Ald. Joe Davis came up short in Tuesday’s mayoral primary, that will be the case again in 2016.

Q&A: Marvin Pratt

Marvin Pratt, 71, was Milwaukee’s first African-American mayor. He lost the job after three months, but he’s moved beyond a bitter campaign.