Gospel groups from around the city gathered at Bachar Outreach Ministries Church to rehearse in advance of the second Milwaukee Gospel Jubilee.
The Fresh Perspective series plans to give black men in Milwaukee a chance to stage art shows and sell their work. Its coordinators strive to break down stereotypes against black men that say “they can’t do that.”
Demitrius White, a former pro soccer player, talks about how playing the sport at Northcott Neighborhood House at age 11 changed the course of his life.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reporter Brendan O’Brien speaks with Mitch Teich of Lake Effect Radio about poverty in Milwaukee.
Gye Nyame, a children’s African dance ensemble, performed during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
Oscar Castaneda, owner of Oscar’s Pub and Grill, 1712 W. Pierce St., talks about its signature burger, which was recently featured on the website Buzzfeed.com’s list of best burgers in the country.
Students from Vieau, Maryland Avenue Montessori, Grantosa Drive and Bruce Guadalupe schools spent a recent morning dancing with Danceworks and friends from local senior centers at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.
Old North Milwaukee neighborhood resident Daniel Avant works part time as a chef. He’s starting 2015 with a search for a full-time job with benefits.
In the Harambee neighborhood, a generation of children has grown up with Don Sargent, though they will never know his real name. For the last 10 years he has been their Santa, appearing annually at the Riverworks Breakfast with Santa event. He has a unique take on what it means for children to spend a few minutes with Santa.
Quintes Williams, 25, who lives in the Metcalfe Park neighborhood, shares some thoughts on interacting with the police.