For Laura Manriquez, community service has often centered around making sure her neighbors, especially children, have enough to eat every day.
El Rey is accused of price gouging, but owners deny the charges, saying “We will continue to search for the best deals we can and provide the cheapest prices.”
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.
As Milwaukee plays host to the nation’s largest Latino civil rights group starting today, we ask residents to discuss the community’s challenges and successes – and to recommend their favorite Latino-owned businesses.
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.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.