A youth art gallery night hosted by the Milwaukee Christian Center Youth Development & Violence Free Zones showcased artwork on the theme of “light up the darkness.”
North Side resident Linda Cooper discovered the African American Women’s Center by chance in 2004. Since that time she has become an integral part of the center as a volunteer and urges others to take advantage of it.
A.W.E.’s 5×3 Artist-in-Residence program allows young people to experience the process of creating public art, working with professional artists.
Artist Fatima Laster shares her thoughts on her painting “Be My Voice,” in which she addresses police brutality against African-American women.
Larry Hicks, 64, talks about his experience in a racially segregated Milwaukee Public Schools system.
David Robertson, 45, has been selling hot dogs in Milwaukee as Superman since 2005, and he loves doing it.
Harambee resident Tracy Williams thinks that a multitude of things need to change in Milwaukee, and he would like to “start over.”
NNS reporter Jabril Faraj, goes on the air with Lake Effect’s Joy Power to discuss Safe Zones community based policing initiative that evolved out of the Dontre Hamilton protests in 2014.
The Black Men Achieve awards on Feb. 23 honored 20 African-American men who have made positive contributions to the city.
NNS reporter Jabril Faraj, goes on the air with Lake Effect’s Joy Power to discuss Voces de la Frontera, and a Day without Latinos, Immigrants and Refugees.