Artist Vedale Hill is working with neighborhood youth to express their “Hoop Dreams” through art. The project is one of many taking place in a new “art park” on the Beerline Trail, between Riverwest and Harambee.
Local citizens and organizations are calling for justice in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo. A demonstration is planned for Friday at Red Arrow Park, where an African American man was shot to death by a police officer in April.
The diamond was freshly groomed, music blasted from the ballpark speakers and a digital scoreboard kept tally at Helfaer Field as teens from several community centers across Milwaukee played a game of Quickball.