The “Talking Shop: Hip Hop,” event at Mitchell Street Library will revisit the days when breakdancing, hip-hop and the Cuteria barber shop were at the center of the neighborhood’s cultural shift.
Jamar Lockwood, a volunteer coach with the Neighborhood Children’s Sports League, gets involved in the lives of his players and their parents. He sees football as a tool for teaching structure and respect.
Jeremy Tardy, an actor in the Netflix show “Dear White People” and an alumnus of the First Stage theater program said First Stage offered him an escape from the rough realities of his childhood in Milwaukee.
Still Waters Collective gathered comments from “missing and overlooked voices” on topics such as privilege, gender and incarceration and then convened public conversations to share perspectives on those topics.
A stretch of Fourth Street between Capitol Drive and St. Paul Avenue is now Vel R. Phillips Avenue. Bronzeville Week included the dedication ceremony, food and entertainment events, and opportunities to support local business.
The inaugural Black Arts Fest MKE will feature visual, dance, literacy and other art forms focused on African-American and African heritage.
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District enlisted the help of ArtWorks for Milwaukee to beautify flood basins along the 30th Street Corridor near the Garden Homes neighborhood.
Local artists and students from the Clarke Square neighborhood are teaming up to create a community art installation in an alley at 26th and Mineral streets.
Camp Umoja is a free six-week summer program that aims to put children in kindergarten through high school on a path to success.
The Mitchell Street branch of the Milwaukee Public Library recently unveiled a new public art installation: a mural designed by a team of eight teenagers in collaboration with visual artist Erick Ledesma.