By Karen Stokes Black History Month promotes the studying of African American history and to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans to our society. Terrance Sims, a local Milwaukee photographer and former Milwaukee Public Schools teacher had the idea to bring history to life by having students research historic and famous African American figures like […]
The Impact of Conflict: Milwaukee Art Museum Presents “An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain”
By Ana Martinez-Ortiz Photographs are an essential part of history. In times of war and industrialization they depicted the before, the during and the after. From photos, historians gleaned the struggles and the triumphs of transformation and change. In short, photographs are windows to the past, that make the viewer contemplate the present and future. […]
Change is NOW!
My cousin and I took this picture downtown where a lot of the protests were going on during the time of George Floyd’s death. She hand made the sign at home and as we were walking we saw that huge eagle painting. We took the picture thinking that it would be a pretty cool symbolic […]