Wisconsin Black Historical Society director Clayborn Benson asked artist George Gist to replace the building’s mural with one that illustrated black contributions to Wisconsin.
Seventeen teenage performers are learning the ins and outs of show business through monthly master classes at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Professional Training Institute.
Common Ground has actively worked to improve Sherman Park for the past eight years, reducing the number of vacant homes from 300 to 60 and redeveloping 75 homes.
The annual Doors Open event allows the public to explore more than 150 locations throughout the city, including 12 sites in the spotlight neighborhoods of Sherman Park and Clarke Square. The event will be held Sept. 17 and 18.
We Got This, a community improvement program created by activist Andre Lee Ellis, recently finished its third season at the garden located on N. 9th and W. Ring streets. After a day of working in the garden, the young men and their mentors participated in a closing ceremony to congratulate all involved in the program.