To celebrate the season of gratitude and giving, we asked contributors to our “Community Voices” column to share a person or organization for which they are thankful.
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Many, many families are going to gather this holiday season, and many, many people are going to get sick. Here’s how you can enjoy traditions-and keep yourself and those you love alive.
Last month, the first virtual “On the Table MKE” program focused on “healing justice.” Here are takeaways from those who participated in the annual event hosted by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Jeremiah Wayman, Dona Yahola and Jessica Martinez of Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center share their cultural practices of honoring elders and how that manifests through a special wellness program.
This month as we reflect on Native American heritage and how cultures have been impacted, I hope each of us takes a moment to reflect on our own journey.
Kennita Hickman, a Black woman with a long track record in Milwaukee’s creative field, asks: “When have I worked enough to no longer have to work for free?”
Rozalia Hernandez-Singh and Marisa Hernandez-De Windt, daughters of legendary Milwaukee artist Reynaldo Hernandez, reflect on their upbringing and their father’s legacy in their lives.
My experience with the United States immigration system has pushed me to empower undocumented youth in Wisconsin to come out of the shadows and live their lives without fear.
Gloria Steinem once said, “Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven’t been a part of history.” I would say this is true based on the lack of written records of Latinas’ contributions in our state and country.
Being a Brown Beret is written in my DNA. They are a group of Chicano folks who strive to protect La Raza (the people) from police brutality and conserve our history.