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.
The recent Arms Around Us event in Amani celebrated “hope, unity and change” in Amani, Metcalfe Park, Sherman Park, Washington Park, Lindsay Heights and Walnut Hill.
Wisconsin Black Historical Society director Clayborn Benson asked artist George Gist to replace the building’s mural with one that illustrated black contributions to Wisconsin.
Members of a MICAH youth organizing group are working to address racial and economic disparities for young people living in the 53206 ZIP code.
Ajamou Butler hosted the fifth annual “Heal the Hood” block party in Harambee last Saturday and Sunday to promote peace in the community.
The longstanding baseball league started its season with an afternoon game at Carver Park.
The county recently adapted new bus routing and scheduling after a Costco opened in Menomonee Falls, but the needs of some workers on the early shift remain unmet and the long-term future of the route is uncertain.
A weeklong celebration of black-owned restaurants is taking place across the city through April 23. Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week features special deals at the various eateries.
Aldermanic candidates in several key races responded to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service survey about how they would address crime, attract jobs to their district and other community concerns.
Teens and young adults of all races shared their stories of police misconduct at a listening session with U.S. Department of Justice representatives.