Lena Taylor Archives

Unite 4 Democracy presents ‘Pack the Polls Car Parade’

October 29, 2020

On Saturday, October 24, 2020, Unite 4 Democracy hosted “Pack the Polls,” a non-partisan event held in more than 20 communities across Wisconsin. The Milwaukee locations included Midtown Mall, 5700 Capitol Dr.; Washington Park, Corner of Lisbon Ave. and Lloyd St.; and Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. MLK, Jr. Dr. Volunteers, community organizations,… [Read More]

State Sen. Lena Taylor announces 2020 challenge to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett

September 5, 2019

State Sen. Lena Taylor announced Tuesday, September 3, 2019, she will challenge Mayor Tom Barrett in 2020. At a press conference outside her Capitol Drive home Tuesday, the fourth-term Democratic senator recounted growing up in a Milwaukee she says is different from today. “We are at a crossroads,” she said. Taylor cited what she sees… [Read More]

Milwaukee celebrates ’22nd Annual Garfield Days’

July 25, 2019

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, Garfield 502 Bar and Restaurant hosted the 22nd Annual Garfield Days Blues, Jazz, Gospel and Arts Festival on W. Garfield Ave. between N. 4th Street and N. 7th Street. Garfield Days is a vibrant annual celebration in the Bronzeville district. This year’s festival featured local music, food and activities. This… [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. host press conference to address concerns over grant awarding to local hospital

May 2, 2019

On Monday, April 15, 2019, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) hosted a press conference at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. The conference was called in order address grievances MHSI and several other local community health organizations had with the awarding of a recent government grant, to address the… [Read More]

Despite the weather, Milwaukee celebrates Juneteenth Day

June 21, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Milwaukee celebrated its 47th Annual Juneteenth Day on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Despite a rainy and overcast day, thousands turned out to take part in the festivities which included a parade, vendors, music, food, and live performances. The Milwaukee celebration is put on by Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc.,… [Read More]