Harambee resident Jerry Walloch says that people in Milwaukee have become complacent when it comes to politics.
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.
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.
A neighborhood block club, residents and a new safe baby program were honored during last night’s 6th District town hall meeting by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs for making the district a great place in which to live, and each was presented with a 2016 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Award.
Almost 1,000 people attended the Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Milwaukee Public Library’s King branch.
Sheri Williams Pannell is a playwright, director and actor, and is First Stage’s dramaturg and education department lead teacher.