Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Jay-Z’s Team ROC holds rally for Alvin Cole at Wauwatosa’s Hart Park

October 22, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, Jay-Z’s social justice group Team ROC hosted a rally for the three victims of Wauwatosa police officer Joseph Mensah; Alvin Cole, Jay Anderson, Jr., and Antonio Gonzales at Hart Park, 7300 W. Chestnut St. Team ROC partnered with Until Freedom, and Gathering for Justice organized the rally for the family… [Read More]

Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield hosts drive-thru ‘Thank You’ event

October 22, 2020

On Saturday, October 17, 2020, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicaid hosted a drive-thru “Thank You” event at Gee’s Clippers Barber and Beauty Salon, 2200 N. Doctor M.L.K. Jr. Dr. Anthem partnered with Advocate Aurora Health, All of Us, Froedtert and the Medical Collage of Wisconsin, Covering WI, Target, Progressive Community Health Centers, LIHF, Vivent Health,… [Read More]

Milwaukee holds ‘First Annual Milwaukee Police Appreciation Day’

October 22, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, the City of Milwaukee hosted its first ever “Annual Milwaukee Police Appreciation Day,”at MPD District 1, 749 W. State St. The idea for “Police Appreciation Day” came from Milwaukee Coalition Against Hate Executive Director Tracey Dent (front row, right). “We just wanted as a community, as a whole, to say… [Read More]

Foundations for Freedom, Inc. hosts ‘Strength For My Sisters Shoe Drive’

October 15, 2020

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosted “Strength For My Sisters Shoe Drive” a free shoes, boots, sweaters, jackets and clothes giveaway at 32nd and Lisbon Ave. After seeing two women this summer with no shoes on, Foundations for Freedom, Inc., CEO and Founder Dana World-Patterson (right photo, center) began collecting more… [Read More]

Brew City Cowboys host community clean-up

October 15, 2020

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, The Brew City Cowboys Resource Center, Inc., hosted a community clean-up at the corner of 36th Street and Fond du Lac Ave., by the Sherman Phoenix. The first 25 adults that showed up to volunteer received a free voucher for a turkey with all the trimmings. The clean-up was sponsored… [Read More]

Community organizations partner with Harambee residents for neighborhood clean-up

October 15, 2020

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, WestCare, and Wisconsin Safe & Sound partnered together to host an end of the summer “Harambee Intergenerational Community Clean-up” at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. A number of local volunteers, including the District 5 Milwaukee Police Department… [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. hosts voter registration event at Isaac Coggs Center

October 15, 2020

On Friday, October 9, 2020, the Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., hosted a voter registration event at their Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center, 8200 W. Silver Spring Dr. Attendees could safely register to vote for the upcoming presidential election as well as receive a free COVID-19 safety kit containing hand sanitizer, facial tissues, masks and more…. [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. presents ‘Come Alive October 5’

October 8, 2020

On Monday, October 5, 2020, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., hosted “Come Alive October 5” at both their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. MLK Dr., and their Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center, 8200 W. Silver Spring Dr. The event was held to get individuals to register to vote for the upcoming presidential election on November… [Read More]

Brew City Cowboys presents ‘Keep Milwaukee Clean’

October 8, 2020

On Saturday, October 3, 2020 the Brew City Cowboys Resource Center, Inc. hosted its “Keep Milwaukee Clean Program Cookout,” at Infinity Lounge, 4001 W. Fond du Lac Ave. The cook-out was a pre-event to help drum up volunteers for the clean-up happing on October 10. The cook-out featured free food including hot dogs, brats, chips… [Read More]

Sharp Literacy, Inc. unveils public mural celebrating diversity in historic Bronzeville

October 8, 2020

As part of SHARP Literacy’s Summer Learning/Art on the Move program, the organization partnered with several Milwaukee-area schools and community learning centers to create a large-scale mural , “Our True Colors,” which was unveiled in Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Community artist Vedale Hill (top photo, right) led the remote-learning, STEAM-based art… [Read More]