- Sylville Smith shooting was "simply the spark in a very combustible situation"
- On virtually every indicator of racial inequality, Milwaukee consistently ranks among the worst in the US
- One local says it's easier to buy a gun than find a job
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN)On one side of Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood stand grand houses with manicured lawns and tree-lined streets.
Curfews and prayer alone won't solve the issues
One of the worst cities for racial inequality
- Milwaukee has one of the highest poverty rates in the nation: 29%
- 17.3% of blacks are unemployed, compared to 4.3% of whites
- It ranks 8th for violent crime among cities of 100,000 or more
- In 2014, the median household income for blacks was $25,600, compared to $62,600 for whites