Notes from a Bilagáana Lady…in which your intrepid correspondent touches the Kryptonite… by Janice Christensen When the Black Lives Matter movement burst out of the hashtag universe into the streets, we all began living in a world that was forever changed, whether we realized it or not. It is a world where things that had […]
.Garden Park, like it has for many years, is in the news. The City of Milwaukee which owns the land is asking that we define the Park, and create a group to manage it and do programming. Stay tuned or join the group or conversation. You can send questions and willingness to help directly to […]
by Ellen C. Warren Favorite traditions? Putting your hand on a piece of paper… drawing the outline and turning it into a colorful turkey! I think everyone of every age ought to color in a hand turkey every year around this time. Add a beak, wattle, comb, legs and feet and you have a happy […]
The biggest issue in the history of Milwaukee’s Riverwest/East Side is here. In the next two years, Milwaukee’s premier public education institution, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will be deciding, through UWM’s Master Plan process, whether it will remain, in the broadest sense, a University.
I did a double take “no, he didn’t say that!” when I read the mayor’s ignorant claim (October issue) that the “root cause” of current youth crime is a high rate of teen births in 1993. I was repulsed by his bias and disappointed that Riverwest Currents gave a voice to his foolish bigotry. Then I read Bushell’s editorial and understood why this ugly, unsubstantiated attack on young single moms was promoted.