The performing arts venue’s ownership is in question, and no one seems willing to do the job.
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.
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.