The Hunger Task Force and local partners collaborate to make sure local youth get adequate nutrition through the summer, with 138 meal locations in the city of Milwaukee.
African-Americans living in segregated neighborhoods lack access to jobs and are more likely to live in poverty.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Welford Sanders Lofts touted the job opportunities the $21 million development has provided but officials and residents said more needs to be done for the unemployed.
Grassroots leaders who gathered in Sherman Park after a not guilty verdict came down for the killer of Sylville Smith, said the black community must unite to fight for change and a better tomorrow.
Shirley (Berry) Butler-Derge, a member of Milwaukee’s NAACP Youth Council in the 1960s, remembers the Rev. James E. Groppi as an inspirational teacher who broke down racial barriers.
Twenty people of color recently graduated from the Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) program, which connects real estate development to race and equity issues.
On a recent Sunday when temperatures soared above 90 degrees, hundreds of people gathered in Clarke Square for the ‘open streets’ festivities.
Several white Milwaukee residents remember how fear and unrest shrouded Milwaukee during the time of the Open Housing marches.
Several local organizations are offering a variety of free and affordable programs throughout the summer where youth can have fun and stay safe.
Ken and Joyce McGhee were brought together by the Milwaukee Open Housing marches, during which they experienced tear gas and violence by angry white mobs.