Isiah Holmes

Recent Articles

ACLU Justice Tour Targets Racism

ACLU Justice Tour Targets Racism

Mass incarceration and police stop-and-frisk program discussed at weekend event.

52 Legislative Candidates Support Legal Pot

52 Legislative Candidates Support Legal Pot

But most candidates declined to answer survey by NORML.


How Tobacco Companies Target Minorities

How Tobacco Companies Target Minorities

UWM study shows stores in black and Latino neighborhoods target children.

Opioid Crisis: The House Where Addicts Die
Opioid Crisis

The House Where Addicts Die

Five overdose deaths in eight months at a West Side transitional living center.

Let Us All Praise and Use Hemp

Let Us All Praise and Use Hemp

Thousands attend city’s first hemp convention at -- really? -- Serb Hall.

Now Serving: Your New Recreation Destination
Now Serving

Your New Recreation Destination

East North Ave. may become THE place for recreational bars and cafes.

Tracking Opioid Deaths by ZIP Code

Tracking Opioid Deaths by ZIP Code

The crisis is widespread buts hits hardest in 53206 and 53215 ZIP codes.

The Harvard of Pimp Schools

The Harvard of Pimp Schools

How human trafficking became entrenched in Milwaukee, and what’s being done about it.

Dining: New Pie Place For Bay View
Dining

New Pie Place For Bay View

SmallPie is brainchild of Honeypie's owner. Yes, it will offer pies.

Dining: Rising From the Ashes of Growing Power
Dining

Rising From the Ashes of Growing Power

New cafe, Rise & Grind, opens in old location of Growing Power cafe.

Credit Union Targets Riverwest, Harambee

Credit Union Targets Riverwest, Harambee

Serving 53212 zip code, credit union elects board, seeks state approval.

New Campaign Targeting Child Poverty Launched

New Campaign Targeting Child Poverty Launched

Statewide campaign includes many faith-based groups convinced child poverty is a “moral failing.”

Op Ed: Anti-Marijuana Campaign Is Misguided
Op Ed

Anti-Marijuana Campaign Is Misguided

County substance abuse campaign concentrates all its spending on “No need for weed.”

Op Ed: BBC Report on City Is Real
Op Ed

BBC Report on City Is Real

For those who know city's neighborhoods, the documentary echoes our experience.

The Death of Jermaine Claybrooks

The Death of Jermaine Claybrooks

Police killed suspected drug dealer, but his family and lawyer say slaying unjustified.

How Ryan Sanders Was Railroaded

How Ryan Sanders Was Railroaded

He spent eight months in jail before the DA withdrew a charge of conspiracy to commit homicide.

Op Ed: The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke
Op Ed

The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke

His use of government social media set an ugly precedent which must be rejected.

Op Ed: The Heroin and Opioid Crisis Is Real
Op Ed

The Heroin and Opioid Crisis Is Real

Many are affected in Milwaukee. So what are government leaders doing about it?

Op Ed: Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?
Op Ed

Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?

Federal investigators use surveillance technology on anyone living in a known gang area.