There are many ways to combat systemic racial inequality. One effective strategy is to simply put your money where your mouth is and make a commitment to support Black-owned businesses.
On July 1, protesters painted "Defund the police" in huge letters in the southbound lanes of Water Street, facing City Hall, between Kilbourn Avenue and Wells Street.
Although the MPS Board of School Directors has unanimously voted in favor of ending contracts with the Milwaukee Police Department, there is one contract that stands in the way, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
As an important reminder of the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the work still to be done, The Players' Tribune today published a piece from Bucks guard Sterling Brown about his harrowing experience in Milwaukee with police brutality.
On the episode, we go deep into hip-hop culture and discuss its misperceptions, how it has helped disenfranchised communities have a voice and expression, and how the industry has evolved for better and for worse over the last thirty years.
Two weeks ago, Harvey Ross helped lead and organize an accessible march. Afterward, OnMilwaukee caught up with him to talk about planning the accessible event, what the last month of protesting has meant to him and what's next.
Shannon Boone is used to being mindful about her mental health, going to therapy once a week to deal with anxiety and depression. But COVID-19 has created challenges she and many others have never faced before, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Last Friday night, Milwaukee mothers turned out in full force outside District 7 of the Milwaukee Police Department on West Fond Du Lac Avenue, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
From sit-ins to marches to virtual celebrations and new movie releases, here are nine ways that you can pay tribute (and party) on this most unusual, unprecedented and unbowed Juneteenth in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee rapper and activist WebsterX wants Sunday's Black is Beautiful Ride protest "to be like a community exhale, because we've been through so much," to serve as a break from all the marching without taking a break from the mission.
Today, the full Common Council voted unanimously in approving a resolution urging the Fire and Police Commission to adopt a policy addressing any "I can't breathe" plea by an individual who is in police custody.
Ald. Jose Perez introduced a resolution today directing the City's Budget Director to develop a model 2021 budget that reduces the Milwaukee Police Department's budget by 10 percent.
These viewing options can help illuminate these dark times and move audiences toward understanding - and hopefully toward a better world for everyone. Because the very least we can do right now is listen and learn - and these are ten good places to start.
In the midst of a pandemic, know that you can take steps to reduce the risk of personal and community harm, while participating in resistance against oppression.
Whether you were calling for justice in the streets, chilling out in a recently-reopened establishment or social distancing at home, here are five videos from this weekend that demonstrate the country's ability to peacefully and collectively demand a safer, kinder and fairer experience for all black and brown people.