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It Took Us 2 Minutes to Find Black Managers at Michels Corp.


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and reporter Corri Hess ran a huge story five days before the election that falsely stated Michels Corp. has no black employees in management positions.

The next day they ran a major correction, admitting, “Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that public documents showed Michels Corp. does not have Black employees in management positions.” It turns out Hess misinterpreted documents from a single subsidiary as applying to the entire massive company.

Their journalists and the Democratic Party amplified the false claim on social media and online.

Black managers at michels

We went on LinkedIn to see how long it would take us to find black managers at Michels Corp. It took a couple of minutes.

This is not an all-inclusive list. These are just the black managers we found in about two minutes of looking on LinkedIn:



Jim Piwowarczyk
Jim Piwowarczyk is an investigative journalist and co-founder of Wisconsin Right Now. Married with 3 kids, a chocolate lab, and a german shepherd. Jim served as a police officer in Wisconsin for more than 20 years. His career started as a police officer in Milwaukee County in 1994 as a patrol officer, until he was promoted to patrol sergeant in 2003 where he worked until he left in 2009 to pursue business aspirations. Jim Piwowarczyk was a field training officer, evidence technician & hostage negotiator and conducted many drug investigations. Jim continued to work part-time for an area police department. Jim is avid real estate investor, and small business owner & developer. Jim has coached youth football and basketball. Jim is also an avid fisherman and hunter.

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