Building Bridges seeks to enrich lives of African-American students


It’s the year-end celebration for “Building Bridges” at Marquette University High School.

The group aims to enrich the lives of African American students and families at MUHS. There was a lot to celebrate May 8. Five of 12 graduating African American Seniors receive full-ride scholarships to college.

Another goal? Help incoming students understand the challenges they may face as minorities.

MUHS football star Jon Gaines knows first hand.

“There’s always perception about you just because the color of your skin, your always fighting those negative stereotypes about yourself,” he said. 

Gaines wants new students to remember their responsibility.

“Every single thing you do…

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