Check out Milwaukee Rep’s “SoundStage MKE” audio play series; sign up to get vaccinated during an event for the Native community; learn how to network with LIT; sign up for Pinto con Tinto; and support Black-owned businesses at the summer marketplace.
Make your own art at the Farmhouse Paint Bar; do yoga at Peace Park; march with Voces de la Frontera; celebrate the launch of HOME 2021; visit the Tricklebee Cafe farmers market; and celebrate Juneteenth Day.
Single fathers in Milwaukee have something they want you to know: Not every black man is a deadbeat Dad. And many are taking care of their kids.
Historical redlining, racial covenants and modern-day barriers including lower incomes keep most residents of color in Wisconsin from owning homes.
Juneteenth Day is a day of celebration and remembrance. The tradition began upon the end of the Civil War and has carried on through the generations. Milwaukee is celebrating its 50th Juneteenth Day on Saturday, June 19.
While it may be the 13th Amendment to the Constitution that freed African Americans, let us continue to observe Juneteenth Day as our day of reflection and freedom, acknowledging that we still have a long way yet to go.
Groups throughout Milwaukee are celebrating Juneteenth Day. Join in on the celebration and check out the various events from parades to the crowning of Miss Juneteenth to bike rides.
From summer camps to gardening programs to computer programming classes, here’s an extensive list of youth programming that local organizations are offering this summer and most of it’s free.
Sign up for summer programming at the Boys & Girls Clubs; engage with the community at the Ma’ruf Center’s barbeque; plant sunflowers at the Native Wellness Gardens; view the documentary, “The Black Fatherhood Project”; and join the second panel discussion in the “Systems of Racial Violence” series.
Yes, these high school graduates are accomplished academics. But that’s just the beginning of who they are.