A recent report released by student group Leaders Igniting Transformation details discrimination in Milwaukee Public Schools.
Participants in Walnut Way’s Boys 2 Leaders program, led by Terron Edwards, have begun planning activities for the summer, including trips to baseball games and concerts, and meeting with professionals for job advice.
Black students demanded an end to the “school-to-prison pipeline,” at a recent rally outside an MPS board meeting.
Ernie Haines started teaching a self-defense class six years ago because his child was being bullied. Before he knew it, he was running one of the top boxing organizations in Wisconsin for professional fighters.
For 24 hours each year, the Riverwest 24 bike ride transforms 4.5 miles of public streets into a rolling community-building experience.
Mohamed Abubaukar came to the U.S from Somalia when he was 18 years old with the dream of starting a business. Years later, his dream became a reality.
For 18 years, Unity in Motion founder Allen Ruppel has encouraged Milwaukee’s youth to earn a high school diploma, go to college and contribute to the community.
Milwaukee native Kenneth Barron loves the city, but would like to see transportation improve so he can get to where he needs to go quicker.
Several white Milwaukee residents remember how fear and unrest shrouded Milwaukee during the time of the Open Housing marches.
Ammar Nsoroma, who has been creating art since he was a child, is known as a painter and muralist, but recently has shifted his focus to sculptures.