In early 2021, the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission named Dasha Kelly Hamilton Wisconsin's new poet laureate.
As we enter the final week of Black History Month, we look at the life of a Milwaukee woman who has dedicated her life to caring for others. The accomplished nurse talked with FOX6 News about her 36-year career in health care.
A Bay View barbershop is offering more than trims and fades. It has become a space where young people can freely open up about their mental health.
Sharon Purifoy talks about her job as a Milwaukee firefighter and moving up in the ranks of the department.
Rick Banks, the executive director of MKE Black, said the organization wanted to highlight Black businesses and food trucks in particular during its Black History Month programming.
There are just a handful of Black-owned bookstores in Wisconsin. One of them is Darick Books on Milwaukee's north side.
From the Montgomery Bus Boycott to the 2020 election of Vice President Kamala Harris, here are some of the pioneers who blazed trails in civil rights and American politics.
A baseball task force has recommended seven Negro Leagues for official recognition as major leagues.
As Milwaukee’s storied jazz history was written, Manty Ellis has remained a crucial character. The guitarist has been called the Godfather of Milwaukee jazz.
Jalen and Keyonna Seawright dressed up their two daughters to model Black female leaders for Black History Month.
Deborah Archer, a professor at New York University School of Law with expertise in civil rights and racial justice, has become the first Black person in the 101-year history of the American Civil Liberties Union to be elected its president.
As the nation kicks off Black History Month, there is a campaign taking place that is inspiring many in southeast Wisconsin.
Celebrate Black History Month with Tubi. The streaming platform offers one of the largest Black cinema collections available online — and it’s free.
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, or ASALH, chose the theme because the Black family has been a target of study in various academic disciplines.
Feb. 1 isn’t just the first day of Black History Month. It’s also National Freedom Day, pioneered by a former slave to commemorate abolition.