Howard L. Garber is the president of the Milwaukee Center for Independence, which provides programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, special needs and barriers to success.
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Denise Wooten, president of Borchert Field C.A.R.E.S., remembers the late Annette Polly Williams.
Saul Newton is a U.S. Army veteran who served one deployment to Afghanistan. Newton, who lives in Riverwest and is a research assistant for One Wisconsin Now, questions Senator Ron Johnson’s support for Wisconsin’s veterans. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson talks a big game about his support for military members, military families, and military veterans. However […]
Denise Wooten, president of Borchert Field C.A.R.E.S., shares her concerns about putting faith in political representatives.
Keith Stanley, executive director of the Avenues West Association, shares his vision of the “black Milwaukee experience.”
Della Wells, an artist and community activist warns that diversity is not enough.
Clarene Mitchell, director of communications and collaboration for the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc., is seeking help from the community to restore funding for a program that promotes prenatal services for pregnant women in the central city.
Supreme Allah, organizer for the Sherman Park Community Association, reflects on what a “movement” is.
Keith Stanley, executive director of the Avenues West Association and formerly staff assistant to Common Council President Willie Hines, explains why he does not think Milwaukee will be the next Ferguson, Mo.
If the City of Milwaukee wants to make the Bronzeville African American arts and cultural district a reality, three key elements must be in place: history, identity and an understanding of the visual and performing arts industry.