It was a beautiful and busy summer in our city. This gallery collects photos from throughout Milwaukee neighborhoods during July and August 2017.
After the sudden resignation of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, community leaders call for continued engagement from residents.
Zeynab Ali, an 18-year-old author and youth activist, and her family will move into the first rehabilitated home completed by the RICH program, formerly an illegal drug lab.
People of different ages, races, genders and walks of life who gathered at City Hall to commemorate the open housing marches of 1967-68 reflected on racial inequality then and now.
Students and teachers were informed Tuesday that the MPS administration has recommended Webster for closure, effective at the end of the week.
Alderwoman Milele Coggs and Tracey Dent of the Peace for Change Alliance visited Keefe Avenue School on the North Side as staff prepares to welcome students back next week.
The second location of Pete’s Fruit Market will open next month in Bronzeville, providing access to fresh and healthy food.
Today marks the beginning of 200 Nights of Freedom, an initiative to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s Open Housing Marches, which began on Aug. 28, 1967. The initiative, intended to inspire residents to work for a more racially just and equitable city, will include 200 nights of public events and other programming, kicking off with a gathering tonight at the City Hall Rotunda, 200 E. Wells St., from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Explore our series looking back at the Open Housing movement through the eyes of those who participated.
Erick Ledesma, the Cesar E. Chavez Business Improvement District’s first Artist in Residence, plans to use his residency to help unite the Clarke Square community through art.
Vedale Hill, the first artist to participate in the HomeWorks: Bronzeville initiative plans to move into his newly rehabbed home this fall.