A mother who has lost her son to gun violence writes that “we must take back our communities” and work together to make our neighborhoods safe.
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We stand ready to collaborate with Ascension to plan the future of our hospital and build the future of our neighborhoods … whenever Ascension is ready.
Bethany Sanchez details Milwaukee’s severely lagging homeownership rates — particularly for black residents — and proposes a way forward.
The Strauss saga is a failure all around and a perfect example of how and why Wisconsin is 10 years behind where it should be.
For me, the days that we honor the dead is a ritual that keeps me directly connected to my indigenous roots and land and is also critical to the act of self-preservation and political resistance.
The managing director of Latino Arts, Inc. reflects on how his gallery’s long-running traditions during Día de los Muertos brings together community members to both learn and create ofrendas — altars for loved ones who have passed.
The founder of Milwaukee’s Day of the Dead Parade reflects on the importance of importance of Días de Muertos in her personal life and in the community.
Clearly, the neighbors of Century City, who had long hoped for the revitalization that was promised with the birth of the business park in 2009, did not see the proposed slaughterhouse as the type of investment they could embrace, nor did they see the presence of it as a benefit.
It’s time for the Common Council and the mayor to listen to the will of the people: Reduce the police budget and invest in meeting the needs of their constituents.
The idea that it is OK for the police to lie to a person, or manipulate or coerce them, to get the testimony they want without honoring that person’s request to have a lawyer present is anathema to any sense of justice.