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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.

Near West Side Partners, Inc. formed by Milwaukee business and civic leaders

Leaders from several of Milwaukee’s largest business, education and non-profit organizations today announced the formation of Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP), an organization with a mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving business and residential corridor, through collaborative efforts to promote economic development, improved housing, unified neighborhood identity and […]