Kellie Carson, a Milwaukee native and Lincoln Center of the Arts teacher, stopped in at Shindig Coffee in the Sherman Phoenix on a recent Saturday morning. There she shared her perspective on what is needed to improve life in the central city.
During the Black History Month Read-in, Leonard Glover, his two children and a modest group of community members enjoyed poems and stories about African-Americans, by African-Americans.
Kiwan Epps recognizes that his customers at the Avenues West Walgreens have immediate needs during a snowstorm.
Javier Miguel DeHoyos, 14, said he was disappointed watching high school students from Kentucky disrespect a Native American war veteran.
Rhonda Hill organizes hip-hop-themed tea tasting events for women of different ages to gather, socialize and network around a common, encouraging discussion topic.
Terrance Davis grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. As the visitor services specialist at the Urban Ecology Center in the park, he appreciates serving the community where he was raised.
Donna Johnson would like to see her 12-year-old grandson benefit from the role modeling and mentoring of Andre Lee Ellis’ “We Got This” program.
Khalid Walid hopes the opening of new businesses at Sherman Phoenix will bring former residents back to the North Side.
Brooklyn native Taj Pearsall had a hard time adjusting to Milwaukee after moving more than a decade ago. Pearsall’s knowledge of Milwaukee came from sitcoms such as “Happy Days,” and he didn’t realize how segregated it is.
Rocky Coe has been an activist his entire life, as an attorney focusing on labor law, and in his personal life as a caring neighbor in Sherman Park.