African Americans

Regional
9:03 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Efforts Underway in Wisconsin to Help Black Children Beat the Odds Against Them

Credit Neighborhood House of Milwaukee

Black kids across Wisconsin face an uphill battle, according to yet another study.

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Arts & Culture
1:02 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Cabaret Depicts Woman's Perspective in 'It's a Man's World'

Kelley Faulkner stars in It's A Man's World
Credit Uprooted Theatre Company

Cabaret often conjures up images of a late night, smoky club in New York City where a world weary chanteuse leans on the piano singing of lost love.

But while Milwaukee-based singer and actress Kelley Faulkner might sing of lost love in her upcoming one woman show, It’s A Man’s World, it’ll all be rocked up with a full band and include a lot of other kinds of music, including the James Brown tune of the same name.

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Economy & Business
2:23 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

New Loan Options Encourage Wisconsin's African-American Entrepreneurship

A new loan offered by WEDC and Milwaukee's African-American Chamber of Commerce will help African-American-owned businesses.
Credit Photos.com

For the first time, Wisconsin’s state economic development arm is targeting business development specifically in the African-American community. 

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