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“The community has been very responsive so far. Having something in close proximity of African American businesses is very encouraging.” Read more

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With more than $4 million raised so far, the project has only $300,000 left to complete the fundraising goal. Read more

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Photo Credit: Erin Bloodgood

People like Tia Richardson and her partnering organizations are creating opportunities for connection and healing. When looking at her murals, we get a direct message from the people throughout our community, and their voices are being heard. Read more

Expresso

First Stage will present the world premiere of Finegan Kruckemeyer’s Antarctica, WI, a play that follows seven teenagers living in an unnamed but Milwaukee-like city, and attempts to capture the universal challenges of being young. Read more

A&E Feature

With the opening of Pete’s Fruit Market, Bronzeville residents have a new, convenient, cost-friendly healthy grocery store to shop in. Read more

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Milwaukee native Nick Hansen is creating photo journalistic work throughout the black community under the alias Art Saves Lives MKE. He preaches that art can be a bridge, and feels called to tell the stories of those that live in the urban space. Read more

Off the Cuff

Serving vegan and vegetarian fare, Tricklebee Cafe is a pay-what-you-can restaurant located in the historic Uptown Crossing District. Read more

Eat/Drink

On Friday, August 4 from 4–5 p.m. the City of MilwaukeeDepartment of Neighborhood Services, Safe and Sound, and artist Tia Richardsonwill be hosting Community Paint Day with the Mayor at the “Sherman Park Rising”mural. Community Paint.. Read more

Around MKE

Saving Our Democracy—a July 27-Aug. 2 list of activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration and other activities that... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

It’s not often you can tell the story of a city through the history of its parks, but Milwaukee’s story is woven firmly into its communal green spaces, and though a so-called “green ring" of parkland was never fully realized, Milwaukee s... Read more

City Guide

Former Fresh Cut Collective rapper Blax talks about his new record, Milwaukee’s reenergized rap scene, and teaming up with Coo Coo Cal. Read more

Local Music

Although video footage doesn’t always answer every question about officer-involved fatal shootings, we believe that it’s better to release the footage quickly and no withhold this information from the public. Read more

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On Thursday, Milwaukee County District Attorney charged former MPD officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown with one felony for fatally shooting Sylville Smith in the Sherman Park neighborhood in August.Here's the criminal complaint:STATE OF WISCONSIN, pla.. Read more

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“I am a firm believer in transparency and I say that generally videos should be released as soon as possible,” said civil rights attorney Jonathan Safran. Read more

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“People in the state feel very damaged by what was done to them after 2010 by Gov. Walker and the tea party people, who sought to divide the people against each other.”—Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold Read more

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Parks need to be protected from destruction now more than ever from two ugly forces in modern-day politics. Read more

Taking Liberties 7 Comments

In the midst of a citywide conversion about reducing tension between the police and the community, the Milwaukee Common Council released its “Public Safety Action Plan,” which offers no new programs for actually improving police-communit... Read more

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Evan Goyke, David Bowen, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, Brad Schimel, police involved shooting, MPD, Sylville Smith, Sherman Park, Loretta Lynch, Department of Justice, Milwaukee, Louis Fortis Editor/Publisher Read more

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“I’m sure that there are going to be some harsh pieces of legislation that are going to come down the pipeline. How do we even protect Milwaukee from it?” —state Rep. LaTonya Johnson Read more

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Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Director Reggie Moore on the Sherman Park uprising and what’s next for Milwaukee. Read more

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