Ashanti Hamilton Archives

Common Council President calls for special election

May 31, 2018

Milwaukee Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton called for a November 6, 2018 special election to fill the 5th Aldermanic District seat left vacant by the resignation on May 24, 2018 of Jim Bohl. Bohl, who was elected to his fifth four-year term in 2016, is reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to be under consideration… [Read More]

A View From The Top: Celebrating Five Decades of Common Council Leadership

March 29, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, Marquette University, Avenues West Association and Near West Side Partners presented a luncheon entitled, “A View From The Top: Five Decades of Common Council Leadership,” at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 West Wisconsin Ave. The luncheon was a historic conversation with the past and present African American Common Council presidents,… [Read More]