Joyce Williams loves Sherman Park: the neighborhood and the park. She raised her own children there and is concerned about the kids who live there now.
Citizen Action of Wisconsin is claiming that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is inaccurately reporting the number of jobs in the beleaguered neighborhood.
The Northside YMCA hosted an afternoon of healthy fun, free health screenings and a school supplies giveaway.
With job opportunities arriving with the new Pete’s Fruit Market that is set to open soon in the heart of Bronzeville at N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and W. North Ave., YWCA Southeast Wisconsin will be hosting a job and information session on Tuesday, August 30, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at […]
Vaun Mayes and other community members have been working to provide disadvantaged youth in Sherman Park with food, programming and guidance, but a 6 p.m. curfew makes their work more difficult.
Roy Evans, an attorney in private practice and an advocate on issues related to the rights and responsibilities of the African-American community, calls for an end to systemic racism and benign neglect in an open letter to Mayor Tom Barrett. Evans has been a resident of Sherman Park for more than 35 years.
Early this summer, Vaun Mayes, 29, and his colleagues founded Program the Parks to bring organized activities and role models to Sherman Park.
Alex Runner, a Sherman Park resident who serves on the board of Historic Milwaukee, writes about the burning frustration building in young men of color who see prosperity in their neighborhood, but have been unable to attain it.
Wearing blue shirts and brown pants, 11 members of the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team took to the streets of the Sherman Park neighborhood to offer counsel and prayer to residents and others in the wake of the fiery social unrest there. Kenny Vaughn, the chaplain coordinator for the project, said local churches invited the […]
In the wake of violent protests in the Sherman Park neighborhood, two spoken-word poetry groups joined together to host an open-mic event there.