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.
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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.
The upcoming LULAC convention, which begins Wednesday, represents another chapter in the Latino community of Milwaukee’s long history of activism and political engagement, one that places it now on the national stage.
After the singer Lizzo alleged her staff was mistreated and subjected to racial slurs at Summerfest last week, we wanted to check in with NNS readers and ask them their feelings about the Big Gig.
In Wisconsin, we don’t make it easy for young girls and women who are forced into sex work to adjust to a normal life. Locking them up is not the answer.
The Fire and Police Commission is badly broken. Can it be fixed?
The Bucks did something many thought was impossible: They brought all of the city together.