Barbara J Miner

Barbara Miner is a reporter, writer, editor, and public education advocate who lives in Milwaukee. Her most recent book, Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education in an Iconic American City, won the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize. 

When Gwen Moore walked into Milwaukee's North Division High School in September 1965, she was terrified. "North was seen as this jungle," she explains more than 40 years later. "All black, segregated, inferior." Moore had wanted to attend W... Read more

Public School Shakedown