The City of Milwaukee is set to receive its second installment of American Rescue Plan Act Funding. Ryeshia Farmer of the African American Roundtable explains why the money shouldn’t go toward the police budget and how residents can ensure it doesn’t happen.
After opening a pop-up shop in Harambee through Pop-Up MKE, four black women business owners have obtained a month-to-month lease for the space and created a collective where black and brown entrepreneurs can collaborate.
On the 17th anniversary of the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility’s opening day, the #CloseMSDF campaign remembered 17 people who died there.
Pam Mann, who works at a Subway and an adjoining liquor store on Holton Street, said regular customers from both sides of the street protect her when someone gives her a hard time.
North Division High School and Clement J. Zablocki Elementary School are the newest of 10 MPS “community schools,” where teachers, students, families and community partners collectively create programs that address students’ needs.
In a recent appearance at Marquette University, Police Chief Alfonso Morales discussed plans to bring community policing to the Milwaukee Police Department, but failed to address concerns about use of excessive force.
Catera and #IVoted will host a hip-hop show on National Voter Registration Day Tuesday to inaugurate an effort to get 2,500 electronic voter pledge cards signed by millennials, African-Americans and hip-hop consumers by the November 2020 election.
Walnut Way seeks to involve Lindsay Heights community members in neighborhood development conversations and encourage grassroots leadership.
Sherman Park resident Unique Russ reflects on what has changed for her since the unrest in the community two years ago.
With less than three weeks until classes begin, administrators at Keefe Avenue and Douglas schools are scrambling to inform parents that the two schools will both be located at Keefe this school year. Douglas will be re-opened as a middle school in September 2019.