Some say trust issues remain between police and Sherman Park residents, and nearly everyone agrees more can be done in the community.
Since the Sherman Park unrest in 2016, what’s changed? Has progress been made? Are we worse off now? These are some of the questions we will ask Tuesday during a series of critical conversations with activists and advocates in Sherman Park.
A Sherman Park resident reflects: “We had heard sirens and some smoke rising a few blocks up from our house, but we thought little of it.”
Three years ago, unrest in Sherman Park put the neighborhood-and our city-in the national spotlight. But what’s happened to the community since then? That’s the question we seek to answer this week – and our focus for the remainder of the year.
Three years ago this week, unrest in Sherman Park put the neighborhood-and our city-in the national spotlight. But what’s happened to the community since then? That’s the question we seek to answer this week – and our focus for the remainder of the year. Milwaukee County Sheriff’s vehicles patrol Sherman Park as park-goers enjoy the […]
Here are some things you should know about what followed after the unrest in Sherman Park in 2016.
“I still haven’t processed what I felt on that complicated weekend, but an hour or so after receiving that call, we heard people were gathering peacefully in Sherman Park. It felt like the place to be.”
Milwaukee is all about celebrations this week. From Venice Williams celebrating 30 years in Milwaukee to Sherman Perk’s 18th anniversary, there’s a party around every corner.
Colorful costumes, nails, hair and makeup dominate the stage as cosmetology students show off their best work in MATC’s Cooley Auditorium.
As the week comes to an end, here are some events to enrich your weekend. There’ll be film screenings and informational sessions and shopping opportunities.