Posted inEducation, Neighborhood News, Telling Our Stories

Jilly Gokalgandhi for Schoolbord

(this posting has been updated from the published version at the candidates request.) Jilly Gokalgandhi is a progressive, multilingual, millennial immigrant who is deeply committed to social justice. Through her work as a Community Schools Coordinator and in youth employment, as well as helping grow MPS STEM programs in K-8s and high schools, Jilly has […]

Posted inCommentary & Opinion, Community Commentary, Harambee Connection, Neighborhood News, Telling Our Stories

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 […]

Posted inPolitics

Protesters Take The Streets Outside of GOP Town Hall

Photos by Monica Reida The candidates for the Republican presidential nomination met in Milwaukee at the Riverside Theater on March 29 for a Town Hall discussion. A block away, protesters gathered to rally against immigration and anti-abortion policies. The protesters later marched through downtown Milwaukee before gathering again in front of the Shops of Grand […]