Remember when… Father Groppi laid it all on the line for civil rights in Milwaukee

October 16, 2014   // 0 Comments

  By Richard G. Carter “All I want is to enter my house justified…” Joel McCrea, “Ride the High Country” (1962) In late November 1985, I got word of the death, at 55, of Father James E. Groppi, noted Milwaukee civil rights activist. I was touched, as are most of us, at the finality of the passing of a friend or hero, for true  friends and real heroes, are few and far between.  A...

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