Raina J. Johnson, a freelance writer in Milwaukee, writes that the new HGTV television show “My Flippin’ Friends” could encourage diverse millennials to plant roots in the city.
Raina J. Johnson is a freelance writer in Milwaukee. As the mother of a black son, she writes about the importance of seeing black boys for who they really are.
Raina J. Johnson is a freelance writer in Milwaukee. She calls attention to the importance of preserving traditional storytelling and listening opportunities, especially in the politically divided, digitally connected world we live in.
Raina Johnson, a Milwaukee writer, remembers broadcast journalist Eric Von, who passed away on Sept. 8 after a long and impressive career.
Raina J. Johnson is a Milwaukee writer and daily transit rider. She offers ideas on how to attract and retain millennials on the move and to cure what she calls the “in constant motion, but going nowhere” syndrome of Milwaukee’s transportation infrastructure.
Raina J. Johnson is a freelance writer and an avid reader. She recommends a community-wide book club with a focused reading list to provide a new way to view city problems, engender empathy and create greater bonds between neighbors and businesses.
Raina J. Johnson, a freelance writer, challenges the Milwaukee Public Library to step up its outreach and literally meet people where they are.
Raina J. Johnson, a freelance writer, discusses the need to improve birth outcomes for black babies in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during 2014. NNS reporter Raina Johnson explains why the story republished here is the favorite of those she wrote this year.
A small woodworking company that won a local business plan competition earlier this year is now producing and selling Christmas ornaments to benefit the Hunger Task Force.