Her stewardship of the arts has put Sheboygan on the international art map just as her family did for the city’s industry.
Lang and the organization she founded, Black Leaders Organizing for Communities, are working tirelessly to empower the city’s Black residents.
Tuesday, while the sun still beat down, we asked marchers why they were there, what they think will happen next, and what they hope the protests will achieve. Here’s what they told us.
Toya Washington is a trusted voice in this community during unprecedented times.
“This whole thing has brought out the best in many people, especially my wonderful night shift team in the ER.”
The reports cast Geoffrey Graff as “the bunker guy,” a crazy, gun-toting isolationist, who dug an underground home in a backwater of the city. The reality is more complicated.
He’s training from home and confident that the Brewers are ready to play again.
“Why do I volunteer? It’s something to do every day, and a lot of friends of mine from the neighborhood come here.”
Their Mother’s Day celebrations this year are going to be a little different than they may have originally envisioned.
“We’re here to help them feel better, but more often than not, when we greet someone, their first concern is how we’re doing. It’s very humbling.”