At the MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary, individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can receive food, furniture and clothing at no cost and with no questions asked. Sister MacCanon Brown works to help them understand that they have worth and dignity.
The Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum held an open house last weekend to celebrate 30 years of serving the Milwaukee area by offering lessons on Milwaukee history and highlighting black culture.
A video recorded and broadcast on Facebook by community activist Dennis Walton and others shows a heavily armored West Allis Police Department vehicle preparing to conduct a raid.
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.
Members of the Milwaukee Nutrition & Lead Task Force are knocking on every door in the Amani neighborhood this summer to educate the community about lead.
Clayborn Benson’s Wisconsin Black Historical Society overflows with formerly forgotten stories of African-American residents of Wisconsin.
Prominent community member and druggist “Doctor” Lester Carter received an honorary street sign outside of his 50-year-old drug store.
Chef Michael Feker taught volunteers how to cook and serve hot breakfasts for Auer Avenue School students during an eight-week program that took more than a year to plan.
During a presentation of a recently released report that shows the lopsided role white-led nonprofits play in neighborhood development, elected and appointed city officials and nonprofit leaders said that has to change.
The Urban Wood, Urban Heroes gallery provided a venue for African-American artists to display and sell their artwork of prominent figures in Milwaukee history.