Category : Midwest

Midwest / Wisconsin - 2 weeks ago

Signifyin’: Carjacking

Even as she assembled school supplies for distribution at the Parklawn Housing Complex Sunday morning, you could see the sadness in my niece’s eyes. Or maybe sadness is not the appropriate expression. Maybe the look in her eyes was one of confusio...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 3 weeks ago

Statement from Alderman Rainey on recent violence

stevepb / PixabayAs we close out the month of August we have seen very troubling cases of gun violence and homicide: a total of 19 homicides and 48 non-fatal shootings in our great city this month. Gun violence is an issue that came up during my nu...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 3 weeks ago

Community Talk Radio Program’s Final Broadcast

On Saturday September 1st, 2018 the Community Talk radio program will have its final broadcast on WGLB 1560. Community Talk is a bi-weeklycommunity affairs radio program that address issues like education, health care, politics, religion etc. Comm...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 3 weeks ago

New Black Panther-Inspired Theme Park

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The movie Black Panther made history and shattered records across the world. In fact, Black Panther became the highest-grossing MCU film of all time in it’s first week. The New York Times has called it a defining momen...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 3 weeks ago

Joint Statement on the Sterling Brown case

From Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson, Alderwoman Chantia Lewis, Alderman Mark A. Borkowski, Alderman Tony Zielinski, Alderman Bob Donovan, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman...