I wasn’t my best self during the power outage because I’ve become accustomed to taking care of myself in a certain way. What if my seemingly impaired self during this disruption was my baseline, my normal?
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We’ve begun to see a generation being activated, being drawn to utilize their strengths, talents and gifts to organize. To push for change.
If I can do my part to slow down the freight train that is COVID, then I am willing to take one for the team.
Our hope for the future is a new environment where food charity work becomes food justice work, transactional exchanges transform into relationships and collaboration makes way for community prosperity.
Programs put into place to help everyone will always ultimately leave room for discrimination against Black people and/or just will plain fail to close the extremely wide gaps that we HAVE to close.
MPS will soon receive $506 million that can change the fabric of our city. While MPS claims to want input from the community on how to spend these dollars, its actions indicate otherwise.
From the marathon of dialysis treatments to the uncertainty of multiple transplants, Saryea Murchison shares her journey with kidney failure.
Dr. Javier Tapia traces the history of critical race theory, as well as the recent backlash against it.
We need to be OK with having uncomfortable conversations about unpleasant topics. We have to recognize that there may not be any easy answers or fast resolution to societal and systemic problems. That doesn’t mean we don’t try.
To the people most offended by the idea of Milwaukee being called “terrible,” I have this to say: If you care about Milwaukee, you need to care about the Amani and Clarke Square neighborhoods the same way you care about the lakefront.