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Poetry & Civil Rights: Wisconsin Poet Laureate explores connections between words and fight for justice

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MILWAUKEE, (CBS 58) -- Before they were married, Margaret “Peggy” Rozga marched for fair housing in Milwaukee with civil rights leader Father James Groppi. A half-century later, Rozga's continued push for social and racial justice is woven into her work as a civil rights consultant, writer and Wisconsin's poet laureate.  

Margaret was featured in a story CBS 58 Sunday Morning in the summer of 2019 highlighting a poetry reading series in Milwaukee, one that's on hold this summer because of the pandemic.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Mike Strehlow returned to a downtown Milwaukee oasis that's home to Poetry in the Park.

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