After winning a $30 million federal grant to rebuild the second half of the Westlawn public housing development, the city of Milwaukee’s housing authority is relocating the first group of residents.
Helen LeFlore, 43, talks about rising to a challenge, and the importance that companionship plays.
Soon after Milwaukee Public Schools announced that it would not partner with the Opportunity Schools Partnership Program to restructure a failing school, the district made known that it would add to its roster of community schools, a reform model that has seen success nationwide.
Silver Spring Neighborhood Center was one of the recipients of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s summer book give-away.
More than 50,000 flowers in 18 neighborhoods were distributed over two recent weekends as part of the city’s Bloom and Groom program.
John Branham, 68, talks about his first-year struggles at Tennessee State University, and tells the inspiring story of why he decided not to drop out.
A family-owned business on Teutonia Avenue is one of the few shoe-shining and repair shops left in the city.
Deirek Smith, 57, talks about how he felt after losing two lady-friends to cancer.
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.
Sharmae Roberts, a math teacher at Carmen High School Northwest, reflects on what she learned about her students and their families during home visits.