Rocky Coe has been an activist his entire life, as an attorney focusing on labor law, and in his personal life as a caring neighbor in Sherman Park.
Ex Fabula, a Milwaukee storytelling organization, partnered with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School to give fifth-grade students the opportunity to participate in storytelling workshops and a story slam.
Anthony Bolden said living in Harambee for more than 40 years is like building a family. He doesn’t have any brothers and sisters, but he likes to be out and about in the neighborhood to greet the people he knows.
At the MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary, individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can receive food, furniture and clothing at no cost and with no questions asked. Sister MacCanon Brown works to help them understand that they have worth and dignity.
The new development in Lindsay Heights will be home to several environmental organizations.
Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation (MLKEDC) has announced a new program, “MLK Homes”, designed to purchase and rehabilitate single-family homes and duplexes in order to resell these properties to owner-occupants in the Harambee neighborhood.
After opening a pop-up shop in Harambee through Pop-Up MKE, four black women business owners have obtained a month-to-month lease for the space and created a collective where black and brown entrepreneurs can collaborate.
George Gist, a longtime artist, came back to Milwaukee to refurbish his 25-year-old mural with former mentee Brad Bernard. They worked for more than two weeks to restore the mural at the House of Peace.
Charles Casey has been living in Milwaukee for most of his life. While he says he sees people being put down because of the color of their skin, he knows it is important to thank God for the simple things in life.
Former President Barack Obama visited North Division High School on Friday, Oct. 26, his first time visiting the North Side school since 2014.