Bronzeville collective

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Artist of the day: Papyrus & Charms

Published April 9, 2020

Lilo Allen, owner of Papyrus & Charms, creates culturally conscious wearable art that's inspired by her Afro-Caribbean ancestry and her love for crystals, wood and shells.

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Entrepreneurs of color thrive despite Milwaukee's long history of segregation

Published Feb. 27, 2019

Despite the unfavorable reputation, Milwaukee's community of color is in the midst of an energizing entrepreneurial boom. How has the city's reputation of geographic and social segregation affected business owners of color in their mission to launch, grow and thrive - and how can we improve?