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Sherman W. Hochman  Davis Enterprise

Born into a busy Milwaukee, Wis. household, the sixth child of Israel and Muriel Hochman, Sherman was said to be the apple of his mother's eye.



Urban League, United Way detail plans for Milwaukee's troubled North Division High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee's troubled North Division High School is expected to see a renewed emphasis on college and career readiness, employment services for students ...



Howard Fuller emerges as central figure in battle over the future of MPS North Division High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Longtime school choice advocate Howard Fuller is emerging as a central figure in a simmering battle over the future of Milwaukee's struggling North Division ...



MPS unveils ambitious plan to transform education in one of Milwaukee's poorest neighborhoods  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MPS would create a state-of-the-art middle school and a feeder system for North Division High School.



Photo Gallery: Remembering Harvey Scales  urbanmilwaukee

Harvey Scales, Milwaukee's “Godfather of Soul”, passed away this week at age 78. Scales (September 27, 1942 – February 11, 2019) received national ...



Democrats bring Barack Obama to North Division High School in Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former President Barack Obama speaks at a rally for Democratic candidates up and down the ticket with Sen. Tammy Baldwin (center) and gubernatorial ...



Security top of mind for former Pres. Obama’s visit to Milwaukee  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Suspicious packages were mailed to prominent Democrats and CNN just days ahead of former President Barack Obama's visit to Milwaukee on ...



Obama will campaign at Milwaukee's North Division High School Friday  WTMJ-TV

Former President Barack Obama's campaign stop in Wisconsin Friday will be at a Milwaukee high school.



Meet Harvey Scales: musician, producer and songwriting legend  88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Wisconsin certainly has its share of talented musicians. But, did you know that the first record in Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) history to go ...



Battling for the soul of North Division High School  Milwaukee Community Journal

Almost a decade to the day after members of a task force officially reached an impasse in efforts to turn around the fledgling North Division high school, many of ...



North Division, Zablocki chosen to participate in community schools partnership  OnMilwaukee.com

Clement J. Zablocki School and North Division High School are the two newest Milwaukee Public Schools to join the Milwaukee Community Schools ...



MPS board approves plan to restructure 53206 schools, increase North Division enrollment  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Milwaukee Public Schools is moving forward with an initiative to reconfigure schools in the 53206 ZIP code, creating a feeder system for North Division and ...



Borsuk: A Milwaukee high school is one of the lowest performing in the U.S. Is help on the way?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

By the numbers, Milwaukee North Division High School is one of the lowest performing comprehensive public high schools in America. Let's start with a few ...



Where the Class of 2019 Hall of Fame played their high school football  High School Football America

Find out where the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019 played high school football. Three inductees hail from the State of Louisiana.



Gilbert Brown's football camp kicks off at North Division High School  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Former Packer Gilbert Brown's annual football camp started Tuesday at North Division High School. The camp, which is in its 13th year ...



North Division High School 1968 50 Year Class Reunion  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

On Saturday October 6, 2018 at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino North Division High School 1968 50 Year Class Reunion along with 1967 and 1969 ...



North Division committee calls for independent African-American board to run failing school  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

A group of North Division High School alumni, neighborhood residents and students known as the Call to Action Committee is seeking more control for ...



School Report Cards: MPS Has 39 Failing Schools, 5 Top Performers  Wauwatosa, WI Patch

MPS Has 39 Failing Schools, 5 Top Performers - Wauwatosa, WI - The Democratic Party held its pre-election rally with Barack Obama at Milwaukee's ...



Barack Obama speaks at North Division High to reinvigorate black voters in 53206  The Milwaukee Independent

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin welcomed former President Barack Obama to Wisconsin on October 26 to campaign with Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tony ...



Group Wants Independent North Division  urbanmilwaukee

As North Division High School transitions to a “community school” in the fall, a group of stakeholders is calling for an independent school board made up of ...



North, Zablocki Become Community Schools  urbanmilwaukee

At a recent national forum on community schools, principal Chris Garza of Zablocki Elementary School heard a school leader make a comment that resonated ...



From high school star to homeless addict to convicted killer: The Lawrence Ingram story  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Lawrence Ingram helped lead North Division to the boys basketball state championship. Now he's starting a 20-year prison sentence.



Hut, hut, hike! Gilbert Brown Foundation hosts free football camp for kids starting Tuesday, July 10  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The Gilbert Brown Foundation and the AT&T Wisconsin Pioneers are teaming up to hold a free football camp for Milwaukee youth at North ...



Borsuk: MPS Interim Superintendent Keith Posley has optimism and big goals for troubled schools  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Keith Posley is a really optimistic person with big goals. I asked him several days ago about the future of Milwaukee's North Division High School. “This is going ...



North Division High School hosts 15th annual Daddy-Daughter Dance  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Quality bonding time! Dads and their daughters put on their best attire to attend the Daddy-Daughter Dance at North Division High School on ...



Obama, Biden announce Wisconsin visits | Local News  Journal Times

WISCONSIN — Former President Barack Obama and his vice president, Joe Biden, are both planning stops in Wisconsin in the next week. They both plan to ...



Segregated schools are still the norm. Howard Fuller is fine with that  The Hechinger Report

School founder Howard Fuller visits with students at the Milwaukee Collegiate Academy charter school. Photo: Amadou Diallo for The Hechinger Report.



How a Milwaukee community garden helped turn a struggling boy into 'Lil Obama'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On a Saturday four years ago, Maleak Taylor followed some cousins to a community garden at the corner of North 9th and West Ring streets in Milwaukee.



North Division High School students protest school's water cleanliness  WTMJ-TV

Students at a North side high school are concerned over their access to clean water but the district says the students are spreading false information.



Mom Watched Daughter, 13, Die, Now Asking For Memorial Help  Milwaukee, WI Patch

Mom Watched Daughter, 13, Die - Milwaukee, WI - The shooting took place in one of Milwaukee's poorest neighborhoods.



Evers set to be sworn in as Wisconsin's 46th governor  WTMJ

Democrat Tony Evers is set to take the oath of office and replace Gov. Scott Walker during a noon ceremony Monday at the state Capitol, ending eight years of ...



MPS to Host First-Ever Language Summit  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE (December 11, 2018) – MPS is proud to host a Language Summit on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The Language Summit will bring together ...



Donald Trump turns focus to Wisconsin's races for Senate, governor  Madison.com

President Donald Trump is making a campaign visit Wednesday to central Wisconsin as Republicans grow increasingly nervous about the prospects of holding ...



Milwaukee Public Schools, Racine Unified avoid ‘failing’ status in latest report cards  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MADISON — The newest statewide report card shows dozens of Milwaukee schools -- both public and private -- are failing. But no districts fell into that category, ...



Obama endorses candidates, urges voting at local high school  Marquette Wire

This year Obama endorsed Wisconsin's Democratic ticket with candidates Tammy Baldwin for U.S. senator and Tony Evers for governor. Lieutenant governor ...



“Destined to do great things:” MPS event helps young men find hope, opportunity  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Wednesday, March 15th was dubbed "A Day of Destiny" for the African-American male students at North Division High School. The point was to ...



Stewart: Mickell Harrell has the toughest football coaching job in the area  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Despite low numbers and tough circumstances, Milwaukee North coach Mickell Harrell has kept the school's football program alive.



Evers supports legalization of recreational marijuana  WTMJ

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, who campaigned in support of legalizing medical marijuana, went a step further this week and said he now supports full legalization ...



Barack Obama Visited Milwaukee to Encourage People to Vote  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

By Ana Martinez-Ortiz. Former President Barack Obama told the crowd, the only way to make a change is to vote. (Photo by Ana Martinez-Ortiz). When it comes ...



'200 Nights of Freedom' 50th Anniversary Celebrated Saturday at North Division  Shepherd Express

The event also focused on reigniting youth activism in the city to accelerate change.



When Milwaukee students demanded more black history — and food — in their schools in 1968  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee civil rights leaders fought for integration in the education of African-American kids. In early 1968, students took up the fight themselves.



Medicaid expansion is an early goal for Governor-elect Tony Evers  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MADISON — The battle over whether Wisconsin should accept federal money to expand Medicaid coverage for about 75000 more poor people is shaping up to ...



Democrat Tony Evers elected Wisconsin governor, denying Republican Scott Walker a third term  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WISCONSIN - Democrat Tony Evers will oust Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from office, denying the Republican a third term and accomplishing something ...



Downpour doesn't stop Milwaukee Juneteenth Day celebration  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

About an hour before Milwaukee's 47th annual Juneteenth celebration officially began, it started to pour — and it didn't look like it would quit anytime soon.



Joe Biden, Eric Trump to campaign in Wisconsin ahead of Nov. 6 election  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08: Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers a keynote address regarding the future of the middle class, at the Brookings ...



Nefertari African Dance Company celebrating 50th anniversary with festival  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The Nefertari African Dance Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a festival this weekend. Evan spent the morning at the Wisconsin ...



Boys into men: Milwaukee initiative trains coaches to guide young athletes on relationship violence  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thirty Milwaukee coaches will begin a Coaching Boys into Men initiative to prevent gun, domestic and sexual violence.



Taking a look back: They made high school basketball history during the height of racial tension in U.S.  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- There they were on the day after Thanksgiving -- together as one, and in some cases, for the first time in 55 years! "It is so wonderful to see ...



Rapper Coo Coo Cal's new video 'a love letter to Milwaukee'  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Coo Coo Cal (Screen shot from “Home” by Coo Coo Cal featuring Fee$). Coo Coo Cal's music video, called “Home,” showcases a number of Milwaukee's ...



Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance at North Division High School February 20th  WDJT

The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative is hosting its annual Daddy/Daughter Dance at North Division High School on Saturday, February 20th. The event ...



Wisconsin Governor Race: Walker, Evers Make Final Push  Milwaukee, WI Patch

Wisconsin Governor Race - Milwaukee, WI - The race for Wisconsin Governor between Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers is tightening up as ...



“No Amount of Tears:” Students in Milwaukee take a stand against bullying  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Wednesday, October 25th was "Unity Day," a nationwide effort to promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion -- and students in Milwaukee ...



Wisconsin Juvenile Prison Closures Offer Chance for Reform  U.S. News & World Report

MILWAUKEE (AP) — About 60 people gathered recently at North Division High School to discuss opportunities for juvenile justice reform in light of state ...



Former Milwaukee columnist remembers working with Bill Cosby  WISN Milwaukee

Eugene Kane, a former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist, said he knew Bill Cosby as a personal and professional acquaintance in the early 2000's.



North Division, site of presidential visit, has other ties to Obama  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

North Division High, the site of President Barack Obama's campaign stop Tuesday on behalf of Mary Burke, was the recipient of close to $4 million in federal ...



“We want to be the healthiest city in this country:” Health Fair held at North Division H.S.  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's mayor and health officials are urging parents to check their kid's immunization records. Many children don't have the required ...



Across Wisconsin, students take part in National School Walkout against gun violence  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students at Rufus King High School in Milwaukee took part in the National School Walkout on Wednesday. The 17-minute walkout was to remember the 17 lives ...



Political novice challenges Gwen Moore for 4th Congressional District seat  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore would appear to have an ironclad hold on her 4th District seat. The Democratic congresswoman has crushed every challenger in one ...



From North Division to Yokosuka: Navy sailor credits growing up in Milwaukee  The Milwaukee Independent

A Milwaukee native and 2009 North Division High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. Petty Officer 3rd ...



Activists honor past, imagine future at March on Milwaukee 50th finale  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Joe McClain (left) and Chanda Wheeler pose for a snapshot after an intergenerational discussion at the March on Milwaukee 50th final celebration last weekend ...



Milwaukee natives recall Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination  WTMJ-TV

As the world remembers the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we are taking a look at his impact here in Milwaukee. TODAY'S TMJ4 sat down with a ...



Former President Obama urges voter turnout in Milwaukee at speech condemning Trump's policies  The Milwaukee Independent

Former President Barack Obama fiercely criticized Donald Trump's tenure in office and his destabilizing policies on October 26, in a fiery address to the ...



Democrats' expanded control of state governments could change the 2020 political landscape  CNBC

Democrats picked up full control of a half dozen statehouses Tuesday, while Republicans lost full control of four others as voters in three dozen states elected ...



Wisconsin roundup: Reward for missing Barron girl up to $50K;...  Hudson Star Observer

Authorities are now posting a $50,000 reward in the search for a missing girl from northwestern Wisconsin. A $25,000 reward previously posted by the FBI was ...



Urban agriculture: Work on your green thumb at Alice’s Garden in Milwaukee  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Alice's Garden provides models of regenerative farming, community cultural development, and economic agricultural enterprises for the global ...



Gilbert Brown on instilling values in youth  WTMJ-TV

Packers Super Bowl Champion Gilbert Brown is trying to pass on values he learned from his parents to kids in Milwaukee.



President Trump rallies for Republicans in Mosinee  WBAY

President Donald Trump promised a less fiery tone as he rallied for Wisconsin Republicans, speaking for almost an hour-and-a-half.



Construction skills training program expelled from North Division  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

After MPS terminated its agreement with One Hope Made Strong at North Division High School, Ezzard White plans to move his construction skills training ...



“It was very helpful:” Free basketball camp prepares Milwaukee’s youth for the game of life  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- A free basketball camp takes Milwaukee's youth off the streets of the inner city and into a high school gym. But the lessons being taught will go ...



Wisconsin roundup: Walker campaigns in western Wis., national...  River Falls Journal

Gov. Scott Walker made his final campaign stops ahead of the midterm elections. Walker stopped at the Republican offices in Hudson and Eau Claire Sunday to ...



Police Union Throws Support Behind Leah Vukmir  The Daily Caller

The Milwaukee Police Association (MPA) endorsed the Wisconsin GOP candidate for Senate, Leah Vukmir, over incumbent Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin ...



Obama, Trump heading to Georgia for governor's race final stretch  ABC News

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama are planning trips to Georgia this week to lend their support in the state's heated race for governor.



Which MPS schools had the most sources of lead in water? FOX6 Investigators have the list  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools ran tests in 2016 to see if there was lead in the water at its schools. The results, released in December 2016, showed ...



Obama, Trump rallies illustrate Wisconsin's divide: 'It makes me sad how polarized it is'  Madison.com

The split-screen of voter rallies held by the current and former president in Mosinee and Milwaukee is a microcosm of America in 2018.



Jamila Woods and other music professionals are helping Milwaukee teens hone their skills  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The free monthly event, created by singer-songwriter Grace Weber, kicked off with Jamila Woods as a special guest.



Barack Obama burns Donald Trump over iPhone story  Mashable

At a rally in Milwaukee, Barack Obama slammed Republicans over complaining about Hillary Clinton's emails while ignoring Donald Trump's iPhone story.



Vel Phillips, Influential Trailblazer and Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 94  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

By Evan Casey and Karen Stokes. First women elected to the Common Council-City of Milwaukee. (Photo by Evan Casey). Velvalea “Vel” Phillips, a Milwaukee ...



These schools are participating in the national school walkout March 14  WTMJ-TV

Schools across the country are planning to walk out of classes on March 14th at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 victims in the Parkland, Florida school ...



Fifth summer of We Got This focuses on reading, jobs  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Kavayah Lashay (center) talks to Stephanie Morris (left) as Turyah Harrison and Kaliyah Johnson (right) browse through books in the We Got This garden.



“Safe space:” Milwaukee Recreation’s ‘Summer Stars’ program works to keep young people out of trouble  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Teenagers in Milwaukee have been in the news for all the wrong reasons of late -- shootings, carjackings, thefts and more. So how do we keep ...



This is the Bill Cosby I know  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

I'm not totally objective on the subject of Cosby, but I'm not a sycophant who refuses to acknowledge reports of women insisting he drugged and sexually ...



Hope and Change 2.0: City could be on cusp of ending 172-year streak of white male mayors  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Some believe Milwaukee could see a change as soon as 2020 in a 172-year streak of white men in the mayor's office.



Here’s How Obama-Endorsed Candidates Did On Election Night  The Daily Caller

Former President Barack Obama gave his endorsement to 94 gubernatorial, House and Senate Republican candidates on the ballot Tuesday and stumped for ...



Marquette seeks to limit turnovers against tough Kansas State defense  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Golden Eagles (5-2) have coughed up the ball 103 times in seven games this season.



Wisconsin Sen Tammy Baldwin Beats Back Conservative Challenger Leah Vukmir  The Daily Caller

Democrat Sen. Tammy Baldwin triumphed over GOP challenger Leah Vukmir on Tuesday night, retaining her seat for Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate in 2018 ...



Community leaders: public officials ignoring 'public health crisis'  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Despite the recent release of a City of Milwaukee report on lead contamination, community leaders are saying officials have not done enough to educate the ...



North Side artist Evelyn Patricia Terry curates 'little gem' gallery  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Editor's note: This is one of an occasional series of articles about the people and places of 53206. Tucked away on the North Side of Milwaukee, Evelyn Patricia ...



Construction skills program for adults seeks to return to an MPS school  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Representatives of the One Hope Made Strong skilled trades teaching program say they are talking with MPS leaders about using the industrial technology labs ...



The Note: Trump, Obama bring dueling styles and disparate messages  ABC News

The Note: Trump, Obama bring dueling styles and disparate messages in the final days of the midterm campaign.



Robert Harris Jr. grew up in county children's home, gave back as teacher, coach, community leader, family man  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Robert Harris Jr. spent his youth in a county children's home, then foster care. But he got what he needed, so he gave back until he died at age 90.



Milwaukee civil rights activists and 200-day march veterans honor history, share their stories  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Growing up in Milwaukee, BilliJo Saffold heard the stories about the 200-day march in 1967-'68, where civil rights history was written in the streets. She was only ...



An Alderwoman Also Known as Mom  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

By Dylan Deprey. Marlene Johnson-Odom. She was a cheerleader. She was a college graduate. She was a local television hostess. She was an alderwoman.



New Milwaukee Excellence Charter School to open in fall after MPS Board vote  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE (December 18, 2015) – Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, a new Milwaukee Public Schools charter school, will being serving students in ...



Slain teen found between trash can, garage  WISN Milwaukee

A Milwaukee teen whose body was found Thursday morning wedged between a garbage can and a garage was "troubled" and came from a disrupted home, ...



“Too high:” MPS finds dangerous levels of lead in water at some schools, test results show  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- The FOX6 Investigators were the first, back in April, to report that water was being tested for lead in Milwaukee Public Schools. MPS officials said ...



Daddy/Daughter Dance celebrates 15 years with sold-out event  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

At North Division High School, about 1000 fathers and daughters attended the annual Daddy/Daughter Dance, which was streamed live on Facebook for the first ...



Eyes on Milwaukee: New Building for Bronzeville  urbanmilwaukee

Apartments and medical clinic coming to N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.



Outgoing Republican Scott Walker Signs Legislation That Could Curb His Democratic Successor’s Power  The Daily Caller

Outgoing Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday that could weaken the power of the state executive when his Democratic successor ...



Republican leaders implore faithful in Waukesha to get out the vote in mid-term elections  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On the heels of a Democratic rally in Milwaukee on Friday featuring Barack Obama, GOP leaders highlighted the importance of voter turnout on Nov. 6.



Barack Obama, Unlike Donald Trump, Says 2018 Midterms More Important Than His Own Election  Newsweek

Obama called 2018 "what might be the most important election of my lifetime." Trump has said that '18 was important...but was not quite 2016.



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