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.”
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.