Birdsong’s, a family-owned aromatherapy shop that sells body oils, soaps and African-themed items has reopened two blocks from its original spot on King Drive.
Willie Coleman, 60, of Baby Back Willie’s Barbecue gives back to the community any way he can.
Homeowners in North Side neighborhoods such as Lindsay Heights and Harambee received information on loans and housing repairs at the sixth annual housing resource fair sponsored by Ald. Milele Coggs and Ald. Russell Stamper.
Susan Holty, who the children call “Miss Susan,” volunteers to run a garden program at All Peoples Church with the goal of getting fresh vegetables to community members.
Milwaukeeans discussed their personal experiences with race at a recent YWCA Southeast Wisconsin “talk back” on racial justice.
UMOS Latina Resource Center hosted a candlelight vigil where staff and supporters gathered to name the 53 women killed by domestic violence this year.
County Board Supervisor Peggy A. West held an overnight event called “Sleep Out Saturday” to support Milwaukee’s homeless community.
Marquette University researchers and the United Community Center joined together to offer Familia Sanas, a culturally appropriate program to treat Spanish-speaking Latino children diagnosed with ADHD.
Bennie Smith, owner and chef at Daddy’s Soul Food and Grille on North 27th Street, plans to open a second location of the restaurant in the Harambee neighborhood. The soft opening is scheduled for January 2017.
The recent Arms Around Us event in Amani celebrated “hope, unity and change” in Amani, Metcalfe Park, Sherman Park, Washington Park, Lindsay Heights and Walnut Hill.