Owning a home has long been touted as part of the American dream. But for many blacks that dream has proved elusive. Community leaders will discuss solutions during a free program Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society.
North Division Community Center was the place to be as fathers and their daughters took to the dance floor for an unforgettable evening of fun and fellowship.
Jose Vasquez’s life has come full circle since he met Rodney Campbell as a troubled teen. After serving a stint in prison, the former gang-banger now works with his mentor to help at-risk youths turn their lives around.
A service trip to Kenya awakened Jeff Hanson to disparities in access to technology. After returning to Milwaukee, he created Digital Bridge, which offers computer training to residents and access to low-cost computers.
You may have heard that Lincoln Hills is closing, but what does that mean for Milwaukee youth and for our neighborhoods? Let’s break it down. Everything you need to know, all in one place.
Washington Park Neighbors works to create a summer concert series that reflects the demographics of the neighborhood.
Here’s a challenge we can all sink our teeth into: Three Silver City restaurants are challenging participants to eat three bowls of pho in a single day.
A year ago today, 17 people lost their lives in the Parkland shooting in Florida. Despite calls to reform our gun laws, elected officials have exploited the issue. Now students in Milwaukee go to schools that resemble jails and criminalize students of color, a Milwaukee Public Schools student writes.
The Milwaukee nonprofit PeppNation uses sports to show kids they can be winners off the field as well as on.
Black homeownership dipped to 41.7 percent nationwide in 2016, a 50-year low. “Locked Out: Solutions to the Black Homeownership Decline” will examine the problems and offer some solutions.