Last month, Jeremiah Silas’ lost a friend who died in a violent attack. Since then, he has struggled to cope with the pain of that loss.
Charles Justus took a break from digging up weeds in Alice’s Garden to talk about the unfairness of victim blaming.
Rodney Anderson has been selling ice cream at Tastee Twist in Lindsay Heights for 39 years, but now he is concerned about gentrification.
Shaun Brown has a lot of goals — travel more, buy property, get involved in transitional living — but she’s in no rush.
Wayne Smith, 52, is unemployed but he said he hopes to find a job soon. He can do anything — factory, warehouse, office. He’s done a bit of everything.
Tecola Strong moved to Milwaukee seven years ago. Since then, she has become close with her neighbors on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, but still worries about neighborhood crime.
Allen Rogers seeks genuine interaction in conversations with the people he meets on the job.
Nekea Leon recently participated in a performance at Milwaukee City Hall where dancers portrayed stories of residents of Sherman Park. Leon lived there as a young child.
Jerricka Horton, a nursing student who runs track in her free time, cares about health.
Maurice Brazell, 61, lives in the Midtown area. He said injuries and deaths caused by guns are far too common and that police and other entities need to focus more resources on controlling firearms.