A Milwaukee poet reflects on the unrest three years ago in Sherman Park.
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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.”
“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.”
Two local lawyers make an impassioned case for action after the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, including a legal history lesson on gun legislation in the United States.
In an open letter to the Milwaukee community, Ascension Wisconsin says it’s invested in its Ascension St. Joseph campus as an anchor for healthcare and community in the Sherman Park neighborhood and the greater Milwaukee community.
What is the impact of language hostile to immigrant communities? Several leaders from the local Sikh community reflect on recent statements from the president, an unspeakable tragedy in their community and an upcoming play that explores these dynamics.
The criminalization of Black people remains remarkably resilient. Understanding the historical roots of today’s realities are essential if we are to forge worthwhile reforms.
My family came to the U.S. with a dream to give their children a better life than what they had. It’s scary that could be taken away.
Milwaukee Water Commons calls on the Water Quality Task Force to make lead in drinking water as critical an issue as well contamination, PFAS and algal blooms. We call on the Water Quality Task Force to come to Milwaukee.
It is time for the city to begin to rein in its spending on the police by divesting $25 million from the department and investing that money into the community. It’s time to reimagine what community safety really means and re-evaluate how we get there.