Marvin Pratt Archives

Milwaukee’s African American Trailblazers (Week 2)

February 18, 2021

African Americans have been involved in civil rights, politics, journalism, religion, land resources, public service, medicine, academia, law, science, economics, music, arts, etc. While African Americans are deeply entrenched in the history of our country, often they don’t get the recognition they deserve. This month, I am recognizing several African American men and women, past… [Read More]

A View From The Top: Celebrating Five Decades of Common Council Leadership

March 29, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, Marquette University, Avenues West Association and Near West Side Partners presented a luncheon entitled, “A View From The Top: Five Decades of Common Council Leadership,” at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 West Wisconsin Ave. The luncheon was a historic conversation with the past and present African American Common Council presidents,… [Read More]