Corinth Missionary Baptist Church Pastor John Ray Laura Jr. talks about why he goes door to door in the Midtown neighborhood with members of his congregation.
Neighbors, politicians, community organizations, and funders celebrated the power of collaboration and perseverance at the groundbreaking ceremony of Johnsons Park.
After several weeks, artist Ramiro Sandoval Argueta’s mural on the South Side is complete. Painted on the side of a barbershop at Mitchell Street and Chavez Drive, the work depicts hands growing from the ground holding an ear of corn, which Sandoval describes as “the universal seed.”
Jazmyn Smith helps babies and young children with special medical needs develop sensory skills and interpret the world around them in her position as a childcare teacher at the Milwaukee Center for Independence.
NNS reporter Jabril Faraj goes on the air with Mitch Teich of WUWM’s Lake Effect to discuss MPS reconsidering a controversial charter school proposal.
Uppermost on Casey Johnson’s mind is finding work. He has no income and he’s ready to take any job he can get.
Annie Davis, 61, talks about how she started using alcohol to escape a painful childhood.
Social justice advocate Margaret Rozga reads her poem “Eden” and explains how gardening is a metaphor for activism.
Flowering Tree, an organization that promotes Native American culture, held an event Saturday honoring veterans, active military members and others who serve the community at the All Nations Senior and Culture Center at 33rd and State Street.
Despite rainy weather, neighborhood residents turned out for the first farmers market in Jackson Park. Vendors sold early summer greens and vegetables, bakery-made bread, gifts and stationary and food truck goodies.