Monterrey Smoke House, at 551 W. Becher, has been open for five months. It is one of the eateries participating in the second Black Restaurant Week, running from April 17 to April 23. See more coverage of MKE Black Restaurant Week here.
Desmond Mason, former small forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, recently paid a visit to Express Yourself Milwaukee to work with young people.
Milwaukee artist Tia Richardson recently completed her mural, “The Love That Holds Us,” at All Peoples Church in Harambee.
The Midnight Basketball League offers young men from 17 to 25 support and a safe place to hone their skills.
Bobby Drake performed his “Never Say Die show” at the Black Arts Festival, which concludes Sunday at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center.
Veteran drummer Ramone Malone’s band MIC is set to perform at the inaugural Black Arts Festival.
Musical prodigy Pierre, who uses no last name, is jamming with his band at the first Milwaukee Black Arts Festival on Saturday, Feb 18.
Legendary Milwaukee artist Mary Davis and her band are among the featured artists at the inaugural Black Arts Festival, which runs today through Sunday.
The local nonprofit I Will Not Die Young, which works to combat youth violence, is using a $25,000 donation from San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to expand its writing workshops and offer “peace assemblies” for young people.
U.S. Cellular and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee sponsored an art contest commemorating Black History Month. Artwork is now on display and voting will run through February.