Black Leaders Organizing for Communities, or BLOC, is working to engage thousands of North Side residents to make a political impact beyond election season.
Pulaski/Carmen High School basketball coach Melvin White works to ensure his kids win in the game of life.
The Rev. Willie Brisco is all about justice. Especially for his African American community. For more than 36 years, Brisco has dedicated his life to fighting racism, having served as president of MICAH and WISDOM.
Here is a partial list of organizations in Milwaukee that have stepped up to help our neighbors in need. We know there are more so help us get the word out.
A & C Live Bait is the oldest bait-and-tackle shop in Wisconsin and remains the only black-owned bait-and-tackle shop in the Midwest.
For the most part, the transition from Poles to Hispanics in the Polonia neighborhood has been quiet. But the Nov. 1 acid attack on Mahud Villalaz, 42, has led to a new unease about race in the neighborhood, with some fearful they could become the next victim.
Bradley Thurman doesn’t know how he helped make Coffee Makes You Black “the go-to place” in the community. The stars just aligned.
The hundreds of collateral consequences of low-level marijuana convictions include barriers to jobs, housing and financial aid.
The Franciscan Peacemakers has opened a retail store and an outreach center in Walnut Hill for victims of sex trafficking.
On The Table MKE brought Milwaukee residents together last week to discuss hot topics. We catch up with conversation leaders from previous years to find out what’s happened since their initial talks.