Alejandro Narvaez, 37, who grew up in Milwaukee, talks about how Puerto Rican culture and music have been a large part of his life.
Erica Kohl-Arenas, a professor, nonprofit researcher and author, recently presented new research on social movements, prompting local nonprofit leaders to say organizations must act differently if they hope to eliminate structural inequalities.
After a dialogue between residents and police in Metcalfe Park, participants said the discussions could open the door for better relations between police and the central city’s black community.
The owner of a gas station destroyed during August demonstrations in Sherman Park is hoping to rebuild but, at a recent community feedback session, residents raised serious concerns about the business.
In the wake of a decision by the Milwaukee County Board to create Community Restoration Centers, which will provide employment, health care and educational services, officials said additional resources and collaboration are necessary to address the needs of underserved communities.
America’s Black Holocaust Museum, established in 1984 but forced to operate without a physical location since 2008, will return to Bronzeville, pending a successful capital campaign, as part of a $17 million mixed-use development.
Residents who live near a North Side facility that is accused of improperly handling and disposing of hazardous materials urged city and state officials to better regulate companies that pose potential risks.
The Milwaukee TechForce Training center, created by a $1.3 million federal grant, has brought together public and private partners with the goal of educating and retraining individuals to provide access to family-sustaining careers in the information technology industry.
According to individuals familiar with the local manufacturing industry, people from underserved communities will need increased access to education, exposure to technology and a “growth mindset” to access the opportunities of the future.
Larry Hicks, 64, talks about his experience in a racially segregated Milwaukee Public Schools system.