WAAW Center unveils mural celebrating our local African American Women Leaders

September 23, 2021

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, the Wisconsin African American Women’s (WAAW) Center, 3020 West Vliet St., hosted a Mural Unveiling Ceremony for large mural on the side of their building depicting the four co-founders of the WAAW Center who are upstanding leaders in the community as well.

They are (pictured from left) Dawn Gozet, Helen Boyd, Ruby Jackson, and Josephine Hill. The mural was painted by local artist Brad Anthony Bernard (right) who is an associate professor of art at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and for more than 25 years has established himself as an exhibiting artist, muralist and educator in Milwaukee.