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.
Led by Voces De La Frontera, more than 1,000 people marched from Walker’s Point to the Milwaukee County Courthouse to call attention to a wide range of causes related to immigrant rights.
Attendees at the Washington Park Partners annual gathering enjoyed tamale box dinners and entertainment.
Food from local restaurants and award presentations highlighted the LBWN 2016 gathering.
A daylong party marked the re-opening of the Mitchell Park Domes, which were closed in February for repairs. The future of the Domes is uncertain.