Black Lives Matter Archives

MPS celebrates national Black Lives Matter Week of Action 2022

February 3, 2022

The Milwaukee community had opportunities to listen, learn, and share in the Black Lives Matter (BLM) narrative in order to bring about positive change. Leading off Black History Month in February, the national Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, January 31– February 4, 2022, is designed to engage communities in discussions about the… [Read More]

George Floyd and #BLM protests continue for second week

June 11, 2020

Sunday, June 7, 2020 marked the tenth day of protests in the city of Milwaukee, more than two weeks after Floyd George died in police custody when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for almost nine minutes. Over the past two weeks of protest we have seen violent and militaristic response from the… [Read More]

MPS students showcase Black Lives Matter projects

February 20, 2020

February has been a busy month in Milwaukee Public Schools as students have spent time researching, designing, and showcasing projects celebrating Black History Month. During the first week of February, the district recognized the national Black Lives Matter in School Week of Action with public events and classroom activities. Maple Tree School held an exciting,… [Read More]