Keiarra Travis came to Milwaukee as a child because her mother couldn’t support all six of her children. Now a teenager, she’s learning to care for herself and her family.
Growing up on Chicago’s west side, Patricia Williams lived in almost-constant fear. When she became a mother, she decided it was time for a change.
A lot has changed since Tony Tyra was a boy growing up fatherless in Milwaukee’s central city. But so has he.
From growing up in one of Milwaukee’s most challenged neighborhoods to running a business of her own, Kathy Kingcaid has lived her life with no regrets.
Despite growing up in a strict and narrow religious tradition, Brian Anders has pursued experiences to broaden his perspective and, in doing so, has learned to rely on himself.
Though a series of misfortunes have brought Lavelle Kyles to Milwaukee, he’s found a way to come to terms with where he is.
Though he’s encountered challenges growing up in the city, James Taylor still hesitates to leave it behind.