Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs will be attending the Reader’s Choice bookstore closing celebration and liquidation sale this weekend. The event will take place at Reader’s Choice at 1950 N. Martin Luther King Dr. on Saturday, July 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
African-Americans living in segregated neighborhoods lack access to jobs and are more likely to live in poverty.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Welford Sanders Lofts touted the job opportunities the $21 million development has provided but officials and residents said more needs to be done for the unemployed.
Milwaukeeans celebrated Juneteenth Day Monday, honoring the day the last slaves were freed after the Civil War.
Milwaukee native Mikal Floyd-Pruitt has a robust creative life that includes serving as an artist-in-residence at Jazale’s Art Studio, as well as working with youth groups and serving as a creative consultant on public art projects.
Neighborhood residents joined city officials, representatives of nonprofit organizations and business owners to celebrate the relocation of Bader Philanthropies’ global headquarters to Harambee.
The newly expanded Gee’s Clippers Barbering and Beauty Salon, 2200 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., will hold a grand opening ceremony tomorrow (Wednesday, May 17).
An independent evaluation of Safe & Sound by Medical College of Wisconsin researchers shows its community safety team strategy improves neighborhood safety.
Dontre Hamilton’s family marked the third anniversary of his death with a celebration at All People’s Church in Harambee.
After a dialogue between residents and police in Metcalfe Park, participants said the discussions could open the door for better relations between police and the central city’s black community.