It is time for the city to begin to rein in its spending on the police by divesting $25 million from the department and investing that money into the community. It’s time to reimagine what community safety really means and re-evaluate how we get there.
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The upcoming LULAC convention, which begins Wednesday, represents another chapter in the Latino community of Milwaukee’s long history of activism and political engagement, one that places it now on the national stage.
After the singer Lizzo alleged her staff was mistreated and subjected to racial slurs at Summerfest last week, we wanted to check in with NNS readers and ask them their feelings about the Big Gig.
In Wisconsin, we don’t make it easy for young girls and women who are forced into sex work to adjust to a normal life. Locking them up is not the answer.
The Fire and Police Commission is badly broken. Can it be fixed?
The Bucks did something many thought was impossible: They brought all of the city together.
To recognize Mother’s Day and National Women’s Health Week (May 12-18), here are five tips to consider to support the health of all women, especially expectant and new mothers.
We don’t have the time or luxury to call out every single gallery owner or curator for continuing to ignore our existence. On the other hand, if and when you blatantly exclude us and misappropriate our culture – we will call you out.
It is time to move beyond the spread of false information about the risks of vaccinations for the measles. Misinformation should not hinder efforts to treat vaccine-preventable diseases.
America’s Black Holocaust Museum can be an important player and partner in changing our knowledge of history, our sense of community, and our own value as awakened human beings.