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Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Milwaukee master on display at Charles Allis

 By the 1930s, the slow erosion of racial barriers had reached such a degree in America’s larger cities that a new cultural type emerged. This individual, classified as a “hipster” by Norman Mailer in his essay “The White Negro,” rejected the staid safety of white society for the untapped possibilities he or she saw in African

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