Alice's Garden http://wuwm.com en Thriving Cities Revisited: Milwaukee Wraps Up Phase One http://wuwm.com/post/thriving-cities-revisited-milwaukee-wraps-phase-one <p></p><p>A few months ago, Milwaukee joined four other cities in the <a href="http://www.iasc-culture.org/research_thriving_cities.php" target="_blank">Thriving Cities Project</a>. Each explored “what it means and what it takes to thrive in” their city.<br /> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 33921 at http://wuwm.com Thriving Cities Revisited: Milwaukee Wraps Up Phase One Young Black Milwaukee Males Say They Know They Can be Targets http://wuwm.com/post/young-black-milwaukee-males-say-they-know-they-can-be-targets <p>The high profile killings of two teenage boys have occupied headlines this week.</p><p></p><p>First, there was the Trayvon Martin case in Florida. Now, in Milwaukee, the killer of Darius Simmons has been on trial.</p><p>In both cases, the victim was a young black male, unarmed and confronted by a white man upset about crime.</p><p></p><p>About a dozen young people are pulling up vegetables in the sweltering heat in Milwaukee's central city.&nbsp;&nbsp; It’s harvest time at Alice’s Garden – a garden the neighborhood shares.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 8557 at http://wuwm.com Young Black Milwaukee Males Say They Know They Can be Targets