Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin believes that he was just stating some "hard truths" when he said that Milwaukee "is the most segregated, racist place I’ve ever experienced in my life," Feigin told the audience gathered at the Madison Rotary in Madison, Wis., the Wisconsin State Journal reports.
He added that his hope was to try to change that with the building of a new Bucks arena district in downtown Milwaukee. Feigin said that the new arena district would bring life to a desolate part of the city, according to the journal.
Feigin added that while he knows the district area is only a small portion, it's a start.
"We know we can’t cure the world—but we are very determined to get ourselves involved in programs that we can measure a difference in and put our claws into for a long period of time and show a difference," Feigin said.
Let's not forget that Milwaukee is the same place where Bucks center John Henson was locked out of a jewelry store and had police called on him as he tried to purchase a Rolex watch.
Read more at the Wisconsin State Journal.