City of Milwaukee Archives

City of Milwaukee raises Juneteenth flag for the first time

June 25, 2020

On Friday, June 19, 2020, the city of Milwaukee hosted for the first time ever a special Juneteenth flag raising ceremony at the Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 N. Broadway, to commemorate Juneteenth Day being recognized as an official holiday here in Milwaukee. “Juneteenth is Independence Day for African Americans and it is important that we… [Read More]

Avoiding a wrong turn

March 28, 2013

Last week Governor Walker said, “I’d focus on things that improve the quality of life in the city of Milwaukee. I’d spend my time and resources on economic development projects that put people to work instead of a streetcar that will affect a handful of people on the upper east side of Milwaukee.” That’s in… [Read More]