Riots broke out in Milwaukee after Sylville Smith was shot dead by police Saturday night. The city has been rocked with riots for the past two nights. Wisconsin state senator Lena Taylor spoke out about the violence and the inequality that has ravaged her community for years.
Milwaukee is the worst city in the country for black Americans in terms of inequality between blacks and whites, according to a study by Wall St. 24/7 released earlier this month.
People took to social media with similar outcries against the vast inequalities of Milwaukee.
Some likened the neighborhoods of Milwaukee to prisons built on systemic issues.
While others touched on years of unchecked inequality leading to raising tensions.