By The Milwaukee Courier MILWAUKEE — Every year, Milwaukee communities commemorate Juneteenth Day, the date federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to announce the end of the Civil War and enforce the end of slavery. Last week marked Milwaukee’s 43rd annual Juneteenth Day celebration.Community members celebrated with a parade and festival on the […]
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By Sen. Nikiya Harris Without a doubt, becoming a homeowner is imbedded in every family’s American dream.Home ownership has become a symbol of success and economic security in our society, but lately, it’s gotten harder and harder to turn that dream into reality.The economic downturn in 2008 put many families into holes too deep to […]
By Congresswoman Gwen Moore Unfortunately, many Americans live on the outskirts of hope–some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both.Our task is to help replace their despair with opportunity. This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America.I urge this Congress […]