Milwaukee has one of the highest incarceration rates in the country. So when men leave the prison system and return home, the Alma Center helps them navigate a pathway to success.
Lorenda Smith, a mother of three with a baby on the way, works hard for her money. But it’s barely enough to take care of her family. Under a resolution by Ald. Tony Zielinski, Milwaukee would officially support Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to increase the minimum wage in Wisconsin to $15.
Guest readers make Black History Month come alive for children and their families during the fifth annual Black History Month Read-in at Martin Luther King Library.
Though the organization’s programs and facilities have evolved and expanded, the mission of Running Rebels to support Milwaukee youths with positive relationships and opportunities has remained strong for more than 38 years.
Community members, elected officials and students filled the ballroom of the Italian Community Center on Jan. 21 to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Rozalia Hernandez-Singh, daughter of muralist Reynaldo Hernandez, is in the process of painting new murals at the COA Riverwest Center, including one featuring local sports figures.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
Community members came together to share stories about Milwaukee’s civil rights history at the finale of the MKE Monumental series. Participants also created memes to connect the city’s past and present.
Ex Fabula, a Milwaukee storytelling organization, partnered with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School to give fifth-grade students the opportunity to participate in storytelling workshops and a story slam.
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.