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.
A three-year, $1 million initiative is intended to promote assets and reduce crime on the near west side.
Leaders from several of Milwaukee’s largest business, education and non-profit organizations today announced the formation of Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP), an organization with a mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving business and residential corridor, through collaborative efforts to promote economic development, improved housing, unified neighborhood identity and […]
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.
Washington Park residents praised Habitat for Humanity for choosing their neighborhood as the first for its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, a new $20 million community-building strategy.
Since 2003, Debbie Pagel of Eat Cake! has been crafting sculpted cakes that range from the artistic to the absurd, including robots, musical instruments, houses, apes, elegant wedding cakes, and of course, shoes. To see the shop’s creations, stop by on a Friday (it would be a good idea to make arrangements with Debbie first) […]