While the weather may not be cooperating yet, it’s officially spring in Milwaukee. To mark the passing of the season, this photo gallery takes a look back at the first quarter of 2017 in our neighborhoods.
The Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative celebrated Cesar E. Chavez Day on the first anniversary of the dedication of a statue commemorating his legacy.
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.”
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.
The Black Men Achieve awards on Feb. 23 honored 20 African-American men who have made positive contributions to the city.
A group exhibition of paintings and photographs by African-American artists depicts historic Milwaukee figures on wood from the city’s ash trees.
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee students, faculty and staff gathered Thursday at the Spaights Plaza to protest an executive order signed by President Donald Trump that indefinitely bans Syrian refugees from entering the country, suspends entry of all refugees for 120 days and bans anyone traveling from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen from entry for 90 days.
Participants in the Don & Sallie Davis and Fitzsimonds Boys & Girls Clubs showed their art work in an art exhibition called “Day 2 Day,” a journey through the life experiences of Milwaukee youth.
A new disaster relief trailer, unveiled in Milwaukee Wednesday, is equipped with a radio mobile communications unit, air conditioning and storage for emergency distribution of beverages and small meals.
Almost 1,000 people attended the Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Milwaukee Public Library’s King branch.