Milwaukee named worst city for black Americans

MILWAUKEE -- It's a label no city wants, but one study has ranked Milwaukee as the worst city to live for black Americans.
 
 
The website sifted through economic and social data like unemployment, poverty, and education.
 
The Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis metro area rated the worst, followed by Rockford, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Grand Rapids.
 
Alderman Joe Davis say's he's not surprised by the results, but that doesn't mean we should do nothing.
 
"We got a lot of soul searching to do and it tells us we got a lot of work to do," Davis said. "What we can't do is stick our heads in the sand and continue the way that were going on."
 
Davis said leaders here need to do more to attract good paying companies, like Kenosha has done with Amazon. He said lower unemployment will help improve conditions for African Americans in the metro Milwaukee area. 
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