Faithe Colas talks with April Holland and Victoria Pryor on There’s Always Something Good to Talk about. (Picture by Rhea Riley)
Education

Programs and Faculty at UWM Encourage Black Families and Students to get Excited About Higher Education

MILWAUKEE COURIER — University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee administrators Victoria Pryor and April Holland joined Faithe Colas to talk about university programs that encourage black families and students to get motivated about college. […read more]

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Commentary

Dear Black People: Adoption is a Great Option

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Adoption is a great option for all families, especially African-American families who typically “take in” children as a regular practice. The informal practice of “adopting” children began in the United States when black families were often destroyed by the system and practice of slavery. Slaves were sold and traded, so families were broken up, leaving children behind in need of care. […read more]

Business

Black Wealth Still Plummeting

PRECINCT REPORTER NEWS — “For households of color, the Great Recession erased the economic progress made over the past three decades in their entirety,” said Astrada. “If current trends continue, it will take 228 years for the average Black family to reach the level of wealth White families own today. For the average Latinx family, matching the wealth of White families will take 84 years.” […read more]