African American Archives

Sex trafficking in Milwaukee: An outcry from the African American community

May 13, 2013

      By Carmen A. Murguia History has shown us, God moves us to act to rescue His people. When you picture sex trafficking victims, what comes to mind? If it is a young, Black girl beaten, raped, and forced at gunpoint to have sex with men for money, then you are right. If… [Read More]

Milwaukee Art Museum to showcase African American contemporary art this summer

May 7, 2013

30 Americans explore identity in contemporary America captivating exhibition coming to Milwaukee Art Museum Continuing its yearlong celebration honoring American art and artists, the Milwaukee Art Museum presents 30 Americans, showcasing the work of thirty-one contemporary African American artists who tackle issues around race, religion, gender, sexuality, and cultural identity. Opening June 14, this wide-ranging… [Read More]

No more rallies

April 11, 2013

Being Frank By Frank James IV When something continues to happen over and over again, either you like it or change it. In Milwaukee once again the African American community is outraged over a police action. Derek Williams died while in police custody in 2011. This past week a special prosecutor decided to not press… [Read More]