Layton Boulevard West Neighbors offers home improvement matching grants to residents of Silver City, Burnham Park, Layton Park and Clarke Square.
Harambee resident Tracy Williams thinks that a multitude of things need to change in Milwaukee, and he would like to “start over.”
America’s Black Holocaust Museum’s 2017 Founder’s Day event honored Dr. James Cameron’s legacy through a discussion of America’s complex racial history and steps that could be taken toward reconciliation and healing.
The Daddy Daughter Dance is held just once a year, but participants say it creates a lasting impact for those involved.
Johnsons Park had fallen into disrepair until an initiative spearheaded by the Center for Resilient Cities transformed it into a space for sports, recreation and entertainment.
The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Wisconsin filed a federal class action lawsuit that claims Milwaukee police stop and search Milwaukee residents, particularly people of color, without cause.
The Green Tree Community Garden, established in 2013, boasts vegetable gardens, green space, a pergola and a rain garden. Neighborhood residents say it has improved the sense of community in Havenwoods.
A city infamous for significant racial segregation and high rates of incarceration of African-Americans, Milwaukee is also home to a successful community of black professionals seeking social events, networking opportunities and career advancement. Success, they say, requires building strong relationships.
Hired to replace the retiring Sharon Adams as executive director of Walnut Way Conservation Corp. in June, LaShawndra Vernon has been voted out by the organization’s board of directors.
Harambee resident Jerry Walloch says that people in Milwaukee have become complacent when it comes to politics.