To recognize Mother’s Day and National Women’s Health Week (May 12-18), here are five tips to consider to support the health of all women, especially expectant and new mothers.
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We don’t have the time or luxury to call out every single gallery owner or curator for continuing to ignore our existence. On the other hand, if and when you blatantly exclude us and misappropriate our culture – we will call you out.
It is time to move beyond the spread of false information about the risks of vaccinations for the measles. Misinformation should not hinder efforts to treat vaccine-preventable diseases.
America’s Black Holocaust Museum can be an important player and partner in changing our knowledge of history, our sense of community, and our own value as awakened human beings.
The lived experience of African Americans in Milwaukee is one of great inequity and lack of access to appropriate health care services. We simply cannot allow Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S., to let St. Joseph Hospital die a slow death.
Julio Guerrero is a Silver City resident and works as a financial adviser. He has been involved in Milwaukee’s nonprofit and political sectors for more than a decade.
Although the ‘rich rich’ are buying their kids’ admission into college, it’s really black and brown people who pay the ultimate price when we remain indifferent to education.
Wisconsin has gotten used to being “the best of the worst.” It doesn’t have to be this way. Join us Sunday as we take actions to move forward.
The lesson from the failed Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons is clear: We cannot keep sending our young people hundreds of miles away, to be locked up without meeting their most basic treatment and healing needs. We need them in our communities where we can be intentional.
It’s time to end the War on Drugs. ALL drugs. The harmful effects of drug prohibition have accrued over three generations in Milwaukee since it was ramped up by Richard Nixon, who intentionally targeted minority populations and the anti-war movement.