Thurston Woods

Lecture series asks ‘Do Black Lives Matter?’

Reggie Jackson is head griot at the online Black Holocaust Museum, located at 4th Street and North Avenue until 2008. (Photo by Jabril Faraj)

Reggie Jackson of the Black Holocaust Museum puts the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the test in a lecture series that traces the history of devaluing black people in America.

Construction skills program for adults seeks to return to an MPS school

Ezzard White, the founder of One Hope Made Strong, was invited to speak at a Community JOBS Fair at North Division High School on Monday. (Photo by Andrea Waxman)

Representatives of the One Hope Made Strong skilled trades teaching program say they are talking with MPS leaders about using the industrial technology labs at the Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education, after the project was ejected from North Division High School.

Agape neighborhood safety walk

On July 18th, 2014 Agape Community Center will host a community safety walk and clean up. Alderman Ashanti Hamilton will be present at the event. As part of an ongoing initiative for safer, cleaner neighborhoods, Agape will be providing cleaning materials to participants as they follow a route through Thurston Woods and the surrounding neighborhoods. […]