Capitol Heights

Lecture series asks ‘Do Black Lives Matter?’

Reggie Jackson is head griot at the online Black Holocaust Museum, located at 4th Street and North Avenue until 2008. (Photo by Jabril Faraj)

Reggie Jackson of the Black Holocaust Museum puts the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the test in a lecture series that traces the history of devaluing black people in America.

New loan fund to provide growth capital for black entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs such as Raymond Wilder of KRS Hair Studio will be the focus of a new revolving loan fund. (Photo by Rick Brown)

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and African American Chamber of Commerce will soon kick off a new revolving loan fund to help provide capital to small businesses and boost black entrepreneurship.