Common Ground has actively worked to improve Sherman Park for the past eight years, reducing the number of vacant homes from 300 to 60 and redeveloping 75 homes.
Black leaders say unity, strategy and stories are essential to changing the conditions of Milwaukee’s African-American community.
Omar Gayle, 40, who has three children still in Jamaica, talks about why he came to the United States.
The annual Doors Open event allows the public to explore more than 150 locations throughout the city, including 12 sites in the spotlight neighborhoods of Sherman Park and Clarke Square. The event will be held Sept. 17 and 18.
Bringing a close to the summer, on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 from 12-3pm, a collective of grassroots and youth serving organizations will host the 2nd Annual 300+ Strong Rally at Sherman Park. The rally will bring together hundreds of young people from across the city. The 300+ Strong Movement was launched last year to address […]
In the wake of a temporary court decision to prevent Sheriff David Clarke from continuing to enforce a three-week-long curfew in Sherman Park, city leaders said fostering trust between residents and law enforcement is essential.
Lonnie Hughes talks about the black-white wage gap in the 1960s South, and how people were conditioned to accept it.
Wisconsin State Rep. Jonathan Brostoff, who was arrested during a show of force by Milwaukee police in Sherman Park, is calling on the city to refocus its anti-violence efforts from “punitive to preventative.”
Joyce Williams loves Sherman Park: the neighborhood and the park. She raised her own children there and is concerned about the kids who live there now.
Citizen Action of Wisconsin is claiming that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is inaccurately reporting the number of jobs in the beleaguered neighborhood.