Johnson “Smitty” Smith takes a “Cell on Wheels” to neighborhood events to show young people what it’s like to be incarcerated.
King Drive participants in Doors Open Milwaukee hope the event will bring recognition to their neighborhoods and build a sense of community.
The Department of City Development and the Historic King Drive BID presented a final plan for streetcar expansion and economic development, while addressing displacement concerns.
Leaders Igniting Transformation has started Black Hogwarts, a leadership training program for teenagers named after the popular Harry Potter book and movie series.
Pete’s Fruit Market’s first health fair at its Bronzeville location offered attendees resources to prevent and treat lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
Mother, author and Harambee resident Arlene McLaurin has had many experiences in life and believes she is destined to share them, especially with black men and women.
Jarrett English, senior field organizer of ACLU Wisconsin, writes that as wonderful as the 49th anniversary of Milwaukee’s Juneteenth celebration is, it’s clear, as the 50th anniversary approaches, that black Milwaukee has many more chains from which to free itself.
Rain did not stop community members from attending the 47th annual Juneteenth Day festival, where they honored black culture and history while calling for change.
This summer, 17 businesses will cycle through locations on the North and South Sides as part of the Pop-Up MKE program, which provides grants to small-business owners.
Two events celebrating the completion of the building housing the museum and the Griot Apartments are slated for June 18 and 19.