Race & Equity

“I couldn’t see what the other kids were seeing.”

My maternal grandparents were a huge part of my life. They were at every school play, every softball game, every recital, every doctor’s appointment, everything. My father was not in our lives, but I lived with my mom and my sister, and my grandparents were basically like second parents. Especially my grandpa. I always felt

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Melinda Dresen | Madison, WI

“My mom trained me to believe I can make a difference.”

My father named me Sagashus, and he never let me forget what it meant: wise, shrewd, calculating. He knew what his lifestyle was—four generations of sex work, surrounded by drugs—and he saw something different for me. Photos by Megan Monday “By naming me Sagashus, he was giving me a direction and a vision to break

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Sagashus Levingston | Madison, WI

The Power of Wisconsin Women, Art, and Social Change

FROM HERE TO HER Artist Collective is a group of women in Milwaukee who come together to share and show their work. Photos by Megan Monday Each year, the Collective chooses a theme on which to center their show. Co-curators Katie Mullen and Rosana Lazcano said this year’s theme, “Mothers of Our Nations,” was intended to

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From Here to Her Artist Collective | Milwaukee, WI