The yearly festival, which celebrates the freeing of the last slaves, attracts thousands with quality local music, food and business.
Sister MacCanon Brown’s vision of a sustainable homeless community center in one of Milwaukee’s most distressed areas is becoming a reality, but more support is needed.
Cellist Peter Thomas and music club owner Evan Christian are bringing classical music to the masses through a Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra residency.
By supporting each other, and creating deeper relationships, we can heal the wounds that divide us.
Matthew Desmond’s ‘Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City’ has become a cultural phenomenon, but the eviction crisis persists with no solution in sight.
A youth- and Latinx-led group of about 15,000 marched through downtown Waukesha to demonstrate solidarity with local Hispanics and undocumented immigrants, as Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson moves forward with a plan to train deputies as immigration agents.
Harambee residents expressed distrust of a city process to solicit feedback about a potential expansion of the downtown streetcar and development of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive after city employees did not answer questions about the project’s timeline, and who is being engaged.
As a new sheriff unveils reforms at the Milwaukee County Jail, community leaders are calling on the county to do more to decrease incarceration and invest in communities.
As I walked along a quiet stretch of Vliet Street on a recent afternoon, this building caught my eye. I’m not exactly sure why, but it did. I stopped and spent some time, and this is what I saw.
Ackkaamayah Yahoudah, who was raised in the inner city by a single mother, has set out to correct the record.