President Donald Trump had the nerve to hold a campaign rally in Milwaukee, WI tonight where he no doubt continued to spew his usual racist, transphobic, abelist, xenophobic, misogynistic, and classist rhetoric. We, the people of Milwaukee, want no part of it.
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The president of the Milwaukee Board of School Director writes: “What we have before us is an opportunity that we have not had in a generation.“
Learn why “Los Tres Reyes Magos,” or the Three Kings, means much in the Latino community.
Lo Neng Kiatoukaysy reflects on the cultural significance of the Hmong New Year for the local community — especially for youth — as well as his personal connection to the annual event.
Clayborn Benson III, founding director of the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, reflects on the core ideas of Kwanzaa and his 31st year celebrating with the community.
Harriet McKinney shares her personal connection with Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah, and the different ways she and her family celebrate.
Rick Deines offers a tongue-in-cheek set of “new rules” for the roads in Milwaukee, reflecting some of the new norms for driving that have developed in recent years.
Jesus Nañez shares his personal connection with Las Posadas and why he and his wife are creating a community celebration this year at their event space.
Barbara Richards questions the benefit of a massive downtown convention and proposes investments that could both be environmentally conscious and help those who need it most.
Without a doubt, Milwaukee has its share of problems. But we also have so much to be thankful for. With this in mind, we asked four residents: “What is a person, project, organization, institution or movement that you are thankful for that’s making an impact in Milwaukee?”