Diversity! If there is one word that describes Riverwest, diversity would be it. All a person has to do is spend an observant afternoon in the neighborhood to notice the differences in musical tastes, speech, socio-economic background, race, religion, philosophies, etc. This diversity is what draws many, if not most, of our neighbors to live and stay here. A person is free to exist as the person they wish to be.
Stories and photo by Charlesetta Thompson African American Holiday Traditions Black people all over the world are festive, so why not in Milwaukees Harambee community? Watch Night Most churches in African American communities celebrate New Years Eve with a Watch Night service that usually begins at 9 or 10 pm, with singing, praying and testimony […]
by Charlesetta Thompson Pulling Together in the Spirit of Harambee Saint Martin De Porres Catholic Church recently hosted a resource fair for African refugees. The fair was sponsored by the Pan-African Community Association (PACA). The Keynote speaker, Dr. Samuel O. Lotegeluaki, spoke about the need to remain connected with ones culture while adjusting to life […]
by Emily DeLeo Nutritious and colorful fresh fruits and vegetables will soon be in abundance. However, individuals living on limited incomes may feel they cannot afford that trip to the farmers market. Fresh produce can be a little pricey, or may not be a priority for a large family that is trying to stretch their […]