Anthony Bolden said living in Harambee for more than 40 years is like building a family. He doesn’t have any brothers and sisters, but he likes to be out and about in the neighborhood to greet the people he knows.
Store owner Naser Asad said road construction on Greenfield has hurt his business.
Northwest Side resident Ben Henderson is so concerned about the recent actions of the U.S. president that he marched in a political protest for the first time.
Jerry Bucio, a recently retired operations manager at the Aluminum Foundry of Wisconsin and native of Walker’s Point, believes that gentrification on the South Side can help rebuild the neighborhood feel he had while growing up.
Charles Casey has been living in Milwaukee for most of his life. While he says he sees people being put down because of the color of their skin, he knows it is important to thank God for the simple things in life.
Jose Ruiz says despite the violence his four daughters continue to witness through their childhoods, there’s hope for ending it.
Regina Fondren recently retired and was looking for a way to get involved in the women’s movement, when she came across the Black Women’s Empowerment March.
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.
CC Ryder, 32, said he has a 9- to -5 job, but scraps metal to make a few extra bucks.
Johnson “Smitty” Smith takes a “Cell on Wheels” to neighborhood events to show young people what it’s like to be incarcerated.