Hired to replace the retiring Sharon Adams as executive director of Walnut Way Conservation Corp. in June, LaShawndra Vernon has been voted out by the organization’s board of directors.
Harambee resident Jerry Walloch says that people in Milwaukee have become complacent when it comes to politics.
A group exhibition of paintings and photographs by African-American artists depicts historic Milwaukee figures on wood from the city’s ash trees.
Darryl Johnson, executive director of Riverworks Development Corp., has led several major projects that have helped to change the outlook in Harambee.
Pete’s Fruit Market, a family-owned store that will soon open a new location in the heart of Bronzeville at N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and W. North Ave., will hold a second customer service jobs information session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. TOMORROW — Thursday, February 16 — at the Milwaukee Urban League, 435 W. North Ave., Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs said today.
U.S. Cellular and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee sponsored an art contest commemorating Black History Month. Artwork is now on display and voting will run through February.
Pete’s Fruit Market, a family-owned store that will soon open a new location at Bronzeville’s busy “front door” at N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and W. North Ave., will hold a job informational session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 9 at the YWCA, 1915 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs said today.
Danell Cross is interim executive director of the Metcalfe Park Community Bridges Neighborhood Association. She served as Metcalfe Park coordinator of the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program, a federally funded initiative. She writes that blacks and Latinos should join together to fight for their common interests.
JCP Construction, an African-American-owned company that has worked on several recent high-profile projects including the new Milwaukee Bucks arena and the Commons, has been hired as the general contractor for Bader Philanthropies global headquarters. The $9.5 million headquarters will be built in Harambee.
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.