Black Nouveau | Web Exclusive | Tia Richardson
Joanne Williams talks with artist Tia Richardson, one of the "Sisters of Creativity," six African-American women, whose work is on display at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend. Additionally Tia is a well known muralist in the Milwaukee area.
Black Nouveau | Web Exclusive | Alfonso Morales
James Causey continues his conversation with former Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales about the Protests, and orders from the Fire and Police Commission.
Black Nouveau | Web Exclusive | "Milwaukee in Pain" filmmake
"Milwaukee in Pain" is a documentary currently available on Amazon Prime by filmmaker Theo Rogers, a native Milwaukeean. It documents the horrific impact Covid-19 has had on a community already besieged by systematic racism.
Black Nouveau is an award-winning program that tells stories of triumph and transformation in Milwaukee's African-American community through profiles and interviews of the city's change makers. The program airs monthly and is hosted by Earl Arms.
Black Nouveau was recently honored in 2018 with a Chicago Midwest Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Public Affairs/Current Affairs Program for the "Crossing the Bridge Special." The show has also been recognized over a dozen times with "Salute to Excellence" awards by the National Association of Black Journalists.
Black Nouveau is produced by Everett Marshburn
Meet the show host - Earl Arms
Earl Arms, is a well-known leader in Milwaukee and a familiar face to television.
Arms served as Sports Anchor/Reporter at WDJT-TV Channel 58 from 2013 to 2017, and then moved to Jackson, MS to join WAPT as an Anchor/Reporter. In 2019, Arms returned home to become Communications Director for Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, and in 2020, became the Media Relations Manager for Milwaukee Public Schools.
As one of the nation’s longest-running series on public television, Black Nouveau is a program by, for, and about the African-American experience in Milwaukee and beyond. It serves Milwaukee PBS’ commitment to producing and broadcasting quality programming with topics of importance to the diverse viewership it serves.