Life's Voices http://wuwm.com en Oscar Winner John Ridley's Father Talks About Life Before Desegregation http://wuwm.com/post/oscar-winner-john-ridleys-father-talks-about-life-desegregation <p>If you followed the Oscars, you might know that the man who won "Best Screenwriter” is a Mequon native. John Ridley helped create the best picture winner, <em>12 Years a Slave</em>. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:37:01 +0000 Susan Bence 26049 at http://wuwm.com Oscar Winner John Ridley's Father Talks About Life Before Desegregation After Two Decades, Milwaukee Woman Continues Quest to Restore Outdoor Sculptures http://wuwm.com/post/after-two-decades-milwaukee-woman-continues-quest-restore-outdoor-sculptures <p>Back in the 1990s, Diane Buck surveyed the multitude of monuments around Milwaukee and zeroed in on 12 in desperate need of repair. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 21505 at http://wuwm.com After Two Decades, Milwaukee Woman Continues Quest to Restore Outdoor Sculptures An Early Call to Volunteer Work http://wuwm.com/post/early-call-volunteer-work <p>Our Life’s Voices series continues with a profile of longtime community volunteer Penny Kasprzak.</p><p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 21106 at http://wuwm.com An Early Call to Volunteer Work Andre Ellis Works to Bring Back Neighborhood http://wuwm.com/post/andre-ellis-works-bring-back-neighborhood <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Every year at this time WUWM reporters head out into communities to talk with everyday people making a difference. In this installment of our Life’s Voices series, we speak with Andre Ellis. He’s a local playwright who tells stories from the perspective of black men. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 LaToya Dennis 20675 at http://wuwm.com Andre Ellis Works to Bring Back Neighborhood Milwaukeean Dedicates Life to Peacemaking http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukeean-dedicates-life-peacemaking <p></p><p></p><p> Don Timmerman's mission as a peacemaker dates back to the 1960s. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:53:07 +0000 Bob Bach 21033 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukeean Dedicates Life to Peacemaking