By all accounts, Quanita “Tay” Jackson was someone trying to make a difference. On Saturday, the 20-year-old helped organize a three-on-three basketball tournament that drew a large crowd to Moody Park for hoops, food and music. A day later, she was shot and killed near the park.
Colorful costumes, nails, hair and makeup dominate the stage as cosmetology students show off their best work in MATC’s Cooley Auditorium.
Reinforcements have arrived for folks who are fighting reckless driving in Grasslyn Manor on Milwaukee’s North Side. Milwaukee police are beefing up patrols at the neighborhood’s most dangerous intersection as part of a new campaign to get drivers to slow down and play it safe.
Dad’s one of Milwaukee’s top developers. The son is the youngest legislator in Wisconsin history. Both share a desire to make the city a better place. They’re definitely a family to watch. (And you can read about them, too.)
The Indian Community School offers its pupils lessons in the classroom – and out. The school serves Native American students who live in the Milwaukee area.
The 75-acre site where Wisconsin’s largest public housing development once stood is roaring back to life as about 1,000 mixed-income housing units are emerging at the new Westlawn Gardens on Milwaukee’s northwest side.
About 225 adult students were honored last week for earning General Educational Development, or GED, certificates, High School Equivalency diplomas and Emerging Scholars diplomas during a special ceremony at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s downtown campus.
Young people and seasoned professionals teamed up last week for a bright and brisk multimedia performance at Express Yourself Milwaukee’s showcase at the Miller High Life Theatre.
Ex Fabula invited teens onstage to tell their “G.O.A.T.” stories at a coffee shop in Milwaukee’s Silver City neighborhood. Although the turnout was small, spirits were high as a few teens braved the stage to spin a yarn about their “Greatest of All Time” experiences.
Pioneers of Mitchell Street’s breakdancing and hip-hop scene take over the Mitchell Street library as they tell stories and show off their moves (they still have them!).