For the most part, the transition from Poles to Hispanics in the Polonia neighborhood has been quiet. But the Nov. 1 acid attack on Mahud Villalaz, 42, has led to a new unease about race in the neighborhood, with some fearful they could become the next victim.
Over the summer, NNS photographer Sue Vliet captured images of murals around town, from lesser-known artworks to familiar favorites to pieces whose paint is still wet.
Two bills authored by State Rep. Marisabel Cabrera would ban using Wisconsin facilities to detain immigrants and would effectively make Wisconsin a “sanctuary state” for those who are undocumented.
The upcoming LULAC convention, which begins Wednesday, represents another chapter in the Latino community of Milwaukee’s long history of activism and political engagement, one that places it now on the national stage.
A report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum found that unless the economic and career trajectory of young Hispanics changes, the issue of underrepresentation in high-wage jobs will not be remedied anytime soon.
In a year when issues such as immigration and a proposed wall at the Mexican border have become major political issues, the nation’s oldest and largest Hispanic organization will hold its convention in Milwaukee in July.
Native American youths learn about their rich heritage in culture classes being offered at the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center.
Gabriela Riveros, a Milwaukee-based illustrator, has created an art installation along the Kinnickinnic River in Pulaski Park.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
Voces de la Frontera is advocating for state legislation that would make roads safer, keep families together by avoiding threats of deportation and improve police-community relations.