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414 Justice/ Light has Weight

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414 Justice front print t-shirt. Back print Light has Weight. Your experiences have weight. Your voice has weight. Your truth has weight. So shine your light for everyone to see — it has gravitas.

The continued sale of this shirt will — with 100% of the proceeds — go directly to these black and brown owned business. Africa Alive/ She du Mali Milwaukee Freedom Fund, Milwaukee Simbas, Mr. Dye's Pies with more to follow.

2 years ago I started the 414 Everyone shirt campaign to support a visible community movement of self-affiliation, as well as a facilitation of social equity.

This was an opportunity for Milwaukee to begin engaging with the complexity of how one’s identity is negotiated in the public space.

I’m continuing that idea and working to be a better human every day. I’m asking you to help too. I believe our light has weight. And we can throw our light around to do the continuous work of making Milwaukee a better place to live.

The idea with these shirts is to draw as many different populations into the circle (humanity) as possible.

So…understanding that when we respect each other’s humanity, a rich and diverse community is the future of Milwaukee.

Let’s get to work !

414 Beer

### FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ### February 5th 2020 You are invited to an exclusive private sampling of the brand new 414 beer at  Ray’s Wine and Spirits on February 27 2020 at 7pm. 414 beer is a premium style lager made from German Heirloom Barley, Hallertau Mittlefrüh hops and a German lager yeast strain with 5.1% ABV. Crafted by [...]

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GIANT 414 FLAG TO BE UNFURLED AT CITY HALL

414 Milwaukee 207 East Buffalo St 3rd Floor Milwaukee, WI 53202 414-465-8009 info@414milwaukee.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GIANT 414 FLAG TO BE UNFURLED AT CITY HALL MILWAUKEE — On Tuesday April 9th at 7am, 414 Milwaukee is proud to celebrate Milwaukee Day (April 14th) by unfurling a giant 414 Flag from the balcony of City Hall. “I’m so proud of Milwaukee. I can’t [...]

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414 Pint Glass with Good City Brewing

MILWAUKEE — Back by popular demand, the 414 pint glass. Too Much Metal has partnered with Good City Brewing to bring you a special Milwaukee Bucks themed pint glass for this year’s Milwaukee Day (4/14). For $10 you get one 16oz glass and one pint of Good City beer. Pre-order and pick up at the Good [...]

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The Sydney HIH letters

MILWAUKEE — So honored to announce that Too Much Metal has procured the letters from Milwaukee's original counter culture building, Sydney HIH. Currently, the letters are displayed at the Tavern in Turner Hall until December 31st 2019. Our intentions are to restore the letters to their original capacity and have them on public display. We [...]

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Fuel / Too Much Metal Pedal to the Forum

MILWAUKEE —On Sunday November 4th, Fuel Cafe and Too Much Metal are partnering to Pedal to the Forum when the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Sacramento Kings. The bike ride departs from Fuel 5th Street at 1PM to the Fiserv Forum, and the basketball game tips off at 2:30PM. Tickets will be available for pick [...]

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MECCA Arena Milwaukee Throwback T-shirts

MILWAUKEE — We are honored and humbled to have designed 4 retro themed t-shirts for the Wisconsin Center District. "The MECCA Arena in Milwaukee is where I graduated high school, college and went to my first concert. I even got to see the Bucks play on a replica Robert Indiana floor last year. This building [...]

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NEWS - 414 Everyone this Milwaukee Day

MILWAUKEE —In celebration of Milwaukee Day, April 14, 2018 (4/14), Too Much Metal is honoring the many heritages and cultures that contribute to the intersecting experiences of Milwaukee. A broad range of 414 themed t-shirts will be released as a part of a two-fold offering — supporting a visible community movement of self-affiliation, as well [...]

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Too Much Metal celebrates Milwaukee Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s birthday

MILWAUKEE -  On Wednesday December 6th, Too Much Metal will honor the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis  Antetokounmpo by donating a special edition Greece Lightning t-shirt to the entire fan section (behind the hoop) at the game. “It’s my way of giving back to the Bucks, the city, the fan section and my favorite ball player. I’ve met a [...]

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Black Friday Deal $30 Summerfest Gold Record

MILWAUKEE - For one weekend only from November 24, 2017 thru November 25, 2017, the Too Much Metal + Summerfest 50th edition gold record will be on sale for $30. You can purchase the gold record online and at the Too Much Metal Showroom. "I think what some people didn't realize is that there's real [...]

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