Sijhawm Nyeem Ntawv: 3 feeb

Tom qab peb luam tawm zaj dab neeg hais txog muaj pes tsawg tus neeg nyob hauv Black Wisconsin tawm tsam nrog cov tub ntxhais kawm qiv nyiaj siab, ntau tus neeg nyeem tau nug txog yuav ua li cas cov nuj nqis rau Clint Myrick, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee alum, muaj peev xwm ncav cuag $ 152,039.

Qee tus nug seb Myrick tau nqis tes los cawm thiab khwv tau nyiaj. Nws puas nyob hauv tsev? Nws puas tau ua haujlwm thaum lub caij ntuj sov? Vim li cas nws tsis siv nws daim ntawv kawm tiav hauv kev kawm suab paj nruag kom tau txais txoj haujlwm qhia? 

Clint Myrick pom ntawm nws lub tsev hauv Milwaukee thaum lub Tsib Hlis 10, 2021. Myrick kawm tiav los ntawm University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee xyoo 2010 nrog rau cov tub ntxhais kawm qiv nyiaj uas tau nce mus txog ntau dua $ 150,000. Myrick tau hais tias nws nkag siab tias yog vim li cas coob tus tub ntxhais kawm thiaj li rho tawm cov nyiaj qiv yam tsis paub yuav them rov qab li cas. “Lawv muag koj ntawm npau suav. 'Cia li rho tawm cov nyiaj qiv, thiab koj yuav tau txais txoj haujlwm uas koj tuaj yeem them cov khoom ntawd rov qab!' Koj yeej ntseeg nws, ”Myrick hais. “Lawv muag koj ntawm npau suav. 'Cia li rho tawm cov nyiaj qiv, thiab koj yuav tau txais txoj haujlwm uas koj tuaj yeem them cov khoom ntawd rov qab!' Koj yeej ntseeg nws, ”Myrick hais. Coburn Dukehart / Wisconsin Saib

Raws li Myrick, tag nrho cov ntaub ntawv rov qab yog qhov nyuaj. Ib tus kws ntaus suab paj nruag uas muaj peev xwm, Myrick hais tias nws tsis paub meej txog tus nqi ntawm tsev kawm qib siab thiab nws lub peev xwm muab nws daim ntawv pov thawj los ua haujlwm tom qab kawm tiav. Thaum nws pib kawm ntawv qib siab, Myrick twb muaj nyiaj pab menyuam los them rau nws tus tub. Nws siv sijhawm hnub so tu nws, txiav rau lub sijhawm nws tuaj yeem ua haujlwm tau nyiaj. Myrick hloov qhov kev kawm ntau zaus, siv tsib xyoos los kawm tiav. Myrick tsev neeg tsis muaj txoj haujlwm pab nyiaj txiag, nws hais. 

Myrick, uas kawm tiav hauv 2010 hais tias "Kuv yog ib tug tub kawm ntawv txom nyem zoo li ntau lwm tus," Kuv tau ua haujlwm zoo hauv tsev kawm ntawv lub neej, uas pab sib npaug ntawm cov teeb meem ntawm lub neej tiag tiag, tab sis nws ua rau koj poob qis thiab thaum kawg cov qhab nia poob. mus rau qhov kawg."

Raws li nws qhov qhab nia nruab nrab poob qis, Myrick poob nws qhov kev pab nyiaj txiag. Thaum nws kawm tiav, nws xav tias nws tsis muaj peev xwm siv ib xyoos los ua tus kws qhia ntawv yam tsis tau them nyiaj, yog li nws tsis tau txais nws daim ntawv pov thawj qhia. 

Zoo li ntau tus neeg kawm tiav qib siab uas tawm tsam nrhiav txoj haujlwm zoo, Myrick tau ua haujlwm ua haujlwm, uas txhawb nws mus kawm tiav tsev kawm ntawv ntawm UW-Milwaukee. Nyob rau lub sijhawm ntawd, nws ua haujlwm rau lub tuam txhab catering, tab sis cov nuj nqis ntau ntxiv - rau nqi kawm ntawv, nqi tsev, zaub mov thiab lwm yam nuj nqis nyob.

"Kuv tau tawm ntawm tsev kawm ntawv qib siab vim muaj kev ntxhov siab, tau dhau los ntawm cov ntaub ntawv kawg, tab sis kuv paub qhov chaw uas kuv tsis xav ua tus kws qhia ntawv ntxiv lawm thiab xav hloov pauv. Yog li kuv muaj nuj nqis kawm tiav, cov nuj nqis kawm tiav, thiab tsis muaj haujlwm loj, "Myrick hais.

Nws hais tias nws tsis tuaj yeem them nyiaj rau ntau xyoo, thiab cov nuj nqis tau loj hlob "tsis muaj kev tswj hwm." Myrick nco qab tias "kev nyuaj siab tiag tiag" ntawm nws lub hnub yug 25 xyoos "vim kuv xav tias kuv tsis tau ua tiav ib yam dab tsi thiab kuv tau ua ntau yam tsis raug thaum sim ua qhov yog." 

"Kuv qhov kev paub hauv tsev kawm qib siab tau lom zem, zoo siab thiab kuv tau txais txhua yam kuv ua tau los ntawm nws," Myrick hais. "Kuv tau txais cov phooj ywg nyob mus ib txhis, koom nrog kev sib raug zoo, kev sib raug zoo nrog cov thawj coj, ntaus pob basketball thiab coj qee qhov kuv thawj zaug mus ncig ua si thaum kawm ntawv qib siab. Qhov kev paub tau tsim nyog - tab sis kev nplua rau cov nuj nqis tom qab ntawd, kuv tseem tsis tau paub tias yuav them rov qab li cas. "

Myrick vam tias nws zaj dab neeg yuav ceeb toom rau cov tub ntxhais kawm uas raug ntxias kom ua raws li cov nuj nqis tsis txaus ntseeg - thiab tiv thaiv tsis quav ntsej lawv cov qhab nia, tshwj xeeb tshaj yog tias lawv npaj mus kawm qib siab. Ib leej txiv ntawm peb, Myrick tam sim no ua haujlwm peb txoj haujlwm los txhawb nws tsev neeg thiab them rov qab nws cov nyiaj qiv. Nws tau txais kev pab nyiaj txiag los ntawm cov neeg nyeem tau txav los ntawm nws zaj dab neeg. Txawm hais tias muaj qee qhov qualms, nws teeb tsa ib GoFundMe nplooj ntawv.

“Kuv xav tau kev pab rau txhua tus uas txaus siab muab nws. Txawm li cas los xij, kuv xav tias muaj txoj sia nyob txoj kev tu siab vim tau txais kev pab thiab ntau tus neeg uas muaj qhov xwm txheej zoo li no tsis tau txais kev pab zoo li kuv, "nws hais.

Myrick hais ntxiv tias "Kuv tsis xav kom lwm tus mus dhau qhov kev tawm tsam no." "Lub neej tuaj yeem ua tau thiab tuaj yeem yooj yim dua."

Rov luam tawm peb cov ntawv dawb, hauv online lossis luam tawm, raws li daim ntawv tso cai Creative Commons.

Nrov dab neeg los ntawm Wisconsin Watch

Dee J. Hall / Wisconsin SaibTswj Editor

Dee J. Hall, tus tsim ntawm Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, tau koom nrog cov neeg ua haujlwm ua tus tswj xyuas thaum Lub Rau Hli 2015. Nws yog lub luag haujlwm rau lub chaw haujlwm xov xwm txhua hnub. Nws tau ua haujlwm ntawm Wisconsin State Journal rau 24 xyoo ua tus editor thiab tus neeg sau xov xwm tsom mus rau cov haujlwm thiab kev tshawb nrhiav.

Ib xyoo 1982 kawm tiav ntawm Indiana University lub tsev kawm ntawv xov xwm, Hall tau tshaj tawm haujlwm ua haujlwm ntawm Lake County Star hauv Crown Point, Ind., The Gary (Ind.) Post-Tribune, The Louisville (Ky.) Times thiab St. Petersburg (Fla. .) Sijhawm. Ua ntej nws rov qab mus rau nws lub nroog Madison hauv xyoo 1990, nws yog tus neeg sau xov xwm rau yim xyoo ntawm Arizona Republic cov ntawv xov xwm hauv Phoenix, uas nws tau hais txog tsoomfwv hauv nroog, tsev kawm ntawv thiab ib puag ncig. Thaum nws 35-xyoo kev sau ntawv xov xwm, Hall tau yeej ntau dua peb lub zos, xeev thiab lub teb chaws khoom plig rau nws txoj haujlwm, suav nrog xyoo 2001 State Journal kev tshawb nrhiav uas tau nthuav tawm $ 4 lab-xyoo-laus lub tshuab zais cia ua haujlwm los ntawm Wisconsin cov thawj coj tsim cai lij choj.