A look at "Grafton City Blues" by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and "The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963" by the Children's Theatre Company. Also: Julious Hulbert discusses the Small Business Administration.
Iraq War veteran Jason Moor shares his views on the war; a preview of the MLK Holiday Celebration at the Marcus Center; a profile of jazz artist Berkeley Fudge; former Journal Sentinel editorial writer Greg Stanford on the black experience in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Fire Chief Doug Holton is profiled. Also: the challenges faced by black developers; the birthplace of writer Zora Neale Hurston, Eatonville, Fla.; GoBlackBiz.com, which aims to bridge the digital divide between black consumers and businesses.
Visits to area spas; and an interview with Milwaukee Urban League president Ralph Hollman. Also: a segment on a mentoring program for children; and a look at the Kehinde Wiley art exhibit at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.
A profile of Louise “Mother” Hunter, the founder of the Love and Charity Mission; homelessness, with Repairers of the Breach executive director McCannon Brown and volunteer leader Ed Hale; the St. Michael Hospital Foundation's Peace Program, with psychologist Nancy Goranson and Harry Lewis; a profile of Lorraine P. Carter, founder of the V.E. Carter Child Development Center.
Former Green Bay Packer Willie Davis is interviewed. Also: community activist-historian Reuben Harpole on the Marcus Center's celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and “Black Church Week: Prayer For the Healing of AIDS.”
Author E. Lynn Harris (“I Say a Little Prayer”); a tour of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority exhibit “One Hundred Years of Service”; independent filmmaker C. L. Woodson III; Alzheimer's disease in the black community.
The significance of having two black head coaches in the Super Bowl is discussed with TMJ4 sports anchor Rod Burks and ESPN Radio's Steve Haywood; the Wisconsin Teen Pregnancy Conference is discussed with Darryl Davidson (Milwaukee Health Department). Also:College Readiness 21, a program that helps disadvantaged students get into college.
Adonica Randall, the president of Connection Strategies Enterprises Inc., discusses her organization's goal of preparing inner-city youths for adult life. Also: poet Bobby Drake; a look at Martin Luther King Jr.'s visits to the Milwaukee area.