This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
Fifty years after open housing marches, residential segregation still norm in Milwaukee
African-Americans living in segregated neighborhoods lack access to jobs and are more likely to live in poverty.
On the Block: ‘Don’t put off until tomorrow’
Bonnie Drew, 67, talks about not waiting to do the things you want, because you never know how long you have.
MKE Black Restaurant Week showcases local eateries
A weeklong celebration of black-owned restaurants is taking place across the city through April 23. Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week features special deals at the various eateries.
Lecture series asks ‘Do Black Lives Matter?’
Reggie Jackson of the Black Holocaust Museum puts the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the test in a lecture series that traces the history of devaluing black people in America.
City workers remain rooted in Enderis Park despite elimination of residency rule
Even with no residency requirement, municipal workers living in Enderis Park are choosing to stay inside city limits.
New loan fund to provide growth capital for black entrepreneurs
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and African American Chamber of Commerce will soon kick off a new revolving loan fund to help provide capital to small businesses and boost black entrepreneurship.
Photo 7: The beautiful trees of Enderis Park
The centerpiece of a rejuvenated Enderis Playfield, this sculpture by Nancy Metz White is entitled Magic Tree Grove. Installed in November 2006, the artwork was supported by an initial grant from the City of Milwaukee Arts Board. This westside neighborhood’s eponymous park is named for Dorothy Enderis, a proponent of multicultural education and a key figure […]