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Change the World

by George Martin George Floyd’s daughter Gigi, 6, shouted “Daddy changed the world!” after her dad’s arrest-death. The country and the world saw George Floyd’s life squeezed out of him by a Minneapolis police officer’s knee on his neck. Since his death on May 25, 2020, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement mobilized over seven […]

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Lilo Allen and the importance of activism

by Adam Krueger,photo by Mahdi Gransberry Lilo Allen is a Milwaukee based artist and business owner of Papyrus & Charms. She creates culturally conscious art that is wearable and handmade. Everything Allen makes honors her African American and Jamaican heritage. Allen works with the Bronzeville Collective, a collaborative store that houses twenty-five local brands, emphasizing […]