Almost three years after a local group, in a “guerrilla act,” revived a once-forgotten public space under Holton Street by creating a swing park, the city has taken control of the space, but questions still remain.
A billboard celebrating young black men in Milwaukee was recently unveiled by “We Got This” at 12th and Walnut. Founder Andre Lee Ellis emphasized the need for a community approach to parenting, especially when it comes to young men without fathers.
Determined to make a difference, author Zeynab Ali is using her family’s experience with the Somali civil war and refugee camps in Kenya to raise awareness about issues in Africa. These stories and a historical narrative of Somalia will be included in her upcoming book.