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    Recess: An essential part of the school day

    Study shows supervised play boosts teamwork, friendships and positive attitudes. Recess is an essential part of children’s school days that can help set students up for success once they head back to ... [Read More]

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    Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is pleased to announce its Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 25, 2015

    Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., is pleased to announce its Community Health Fair courtesy of the Milwaukee County Department of Family Care, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, Molina Healthcare and ... [Read More]

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    Editorials

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    Black Thought – Do your shopping habits impede Black business development?

    How are you aiding the development of black-owned and operated businesses in ... [Read More]

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    Ominous clouds of deceit, injustice hang over the $82-million West Lawn Housing Project

    Last week, this community witnessed a press conference called by Milwaukee ... [Read More]

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    Rebuilding our Community-So It’s Like That

    Call it wishful thinking or call it just like it is… people who live in some of ... [Read More]

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    Christian Times

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    “A Change is Gonna’ (has to) Come” – introducing a reorientation of mission in the Black church

    By Derrick D. Rogers Special to the Milwaukee Times Part one of a two part ... [Read More]

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    Miracle Temple of Deliverance celebrates 16th Church Anniversary

    "Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and ... [Read More]

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    Electronic aggression (cyber-bullying) (Week 3)

    This week, this writer will continue addressing the serious issue of electronic ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business

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    Before co-signing a loan, know the risks

    Shakespeare probably said it best: "Neither a borrower, nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend." Four hundred years later, people still wrestle with whether or not to help out a ... [Read More]

    In Remebrance of Emmett Till

    “In Remembrance of Emmett Till” by Darryl Mace

    What can you say about tragedy? When it’s imminent, you brace yourself and hope to come out unscathed. In its aftermath, you mourn and, eventually, you move on, healed… but not quite ever the ... [Read More]

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    Black women are the only demographic not gaining jobs

    African American women are the only demographic in the United States whose unemployment rate has not improved over the past year, according to a National Women's Law Center analysis of the latest jobs ... [Read More]

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    Education

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    Changing the world – two feet at a time

    Jacarrie Carr’s efforts to change the world started with a hole in a little ... [Read More]

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    Support is growing to restore cut funds to public school

    There are signs Governor Walker’s budget plan to cut $127 million from public ... [Read More]

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    Nothing hindered Margaret Brown from working and getting an education

    By Jenelle Elder-Green Special to the Milwaukee Times Margaret R. Brown was ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

    To protect your aging brain, start with exercise

    New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and ... [Read More]

    Study says, obesity linked to greater risk of prostate cancer in blacks

    Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings Blacks have a higher risk ... [Read More]

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    Dads and daughters celebrate

    The special bond between a father and daughter was celebrated at the 11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Over 800 dads and daughters packed the gym at North Division High School for an evening of ... [Read More]

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    I Have A Dream Speech

    Milwaukee Honors The 5oth Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I Have A Dream Speech I Have A Dream - 50 Years Later - Fighting for Victory - One Milwaukee Saturday, August 24, ... [Read More]

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    Damascus Children and Youth Annual Musical

    The children and youth at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, 2447 N. 27th Street, hosted their annual musical on Sunday, May 19,  2013 at 3:00 p.m. The youth Praise Team conducted the Praise and ... [Read More]

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    Lifestyles

    FAMILY FEATURES

    Busy weeknights call for meals you can prepare quickly, but there’s no need to compromise on flavor and quality. One way to save time is combining fresh ingredients with frozen sides, such as those ... [Read More]

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    Chicken Paella with French Green Beans

    Chicken Paella with French Green Beans Hands-on: 30 minutes Total: 60 minutes Servings: 6 (1 2/3 cups each) 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch ... [Read More]

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    Ten affordable last-minute summer vacations (part 2 of 2)

    Mammoth Cave National Park: Kentucky If natural history with an air of mystery is your thing, Mammoth Cave National Park may be your perfect last-minute vacation. The world's longest cave system, ... [Read More]

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