- Author Sarah Hoye grew up in Milwaukee's Sherman Park, the site of recent unrest after a police shooting
- She says growing up as a biracial child of two white parents made her a target of harassment
Sarah Hoye, a Milwaukee native, has spent more than a decade as a reporter and storyteller for media outlets including Al Jazeera America, CNN, and The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN) I am one of four adopted kids -- three of us mixed race and one, Vietnamese -- raised by white parents in Milwaukee, the nation's most segregated city.