National and Local News

WAAW Center hosts 22nd Annual Face of Home Hat Luncheon

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, The Wisconsin African American Women, Ltd., hosted the 22nd Annual Face of Hope Hat Luncheon at the Wisconsin African American Women's Center, 3020 West Vliet Street. ... [Read More]

Milwaukee honors two heroes of the fight for fair housing

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, as part of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Milwaukee, the celebration of the Open Housing Marches of 1967-68, the city of Milwaukee presented special awards to two of ... [Read More]

Dr. Lester Carter honored with street naming ceremony

About 200 guests and well-wishers converged at the intersection of West Burleigh and 24th streets for an honorary street naming ceremony in celebration of Dr. Lester L. Carter, Jr., R.Ph., on May 18, ... [Read More]

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Editorials

A message from the The Milwaukee Times family

In 1981, Nathan Conyers helped found what would become The Milwaukee Times ... [Read More]

A graduation message for 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times The end of a ... [Read More]

50 years without a King

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times It has been 50 ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Mothers – A special gift from God (Conclusion)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th In 1 ... [Read More]

Mothers – A special gift from God (Week three)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th Mother’s Day was ... [Read More]

Mothers – A special gift from God (Week two)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month we ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

What you need to know when buying a home

Ready to become a homeowner? Buying a home may be the largest purchase you’ll ever make. Before you start house hunting, it’s important to understand how owning a home could impact your ... [Read More]

Boston Store sold to liquidators; all stores to close

A group of liquidators bought the assets of Bon-Ton Stores Inc., the parent company of Boston Store, in a bankruptcy auction, according to a company statement. Bon-Ton has headquarters in Milwaukee ... [Read More]

Sherman Phoenix nearing campaign goal, $1 million away

Sherman Phoenix, a model for healing our city and building community, is nearing its $3.5 million campaign goal. With the help of more than 100 investors and donors, $2.5 million has been raised to ... [Read More]

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Education

Alverno Bestowing of the Kente Graduation Ceremony

Eleven African American women participated in the 42nd Bestowing of the Kente ... [Read More]

First day for new MPS interim superintendent

Dr. Keith P. Posley will officially lead Milwaukee Public Schools, the largest ... [Read More]

Four MPS schools continue to make list of top schools in the state

Four MPS high schools are celebrating the release of the U.S. News and World ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association celebrates National Nurses Week with grand party

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses ... [Read More]

What’s the hold up? Many with depression often delay and avoid treatment

Did you know, according to Mental Health America, African Americans are only 20 ... [Read More]

Get to know your blood pressure

High blood pressure is a common problem. If it’s not treated, it can lead to ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Pastors United hosts 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Pastors United hosted their 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet at Abundant Faith Church of Integrity, 7830 West Good Hope Road. This year's theme was "Year of the ... [Read More]

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church hosts Women’s Fellowship Breakfast

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church hosted their annual Women's Fellowship Breakfast at their church, 2345 N. 18th St. The attendees enjoyed devotional songs and scripture, ... [Read More]

The Life’s Journey of Nathan Conyers

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Lifestyles

Sweet Tips for Sweet Treats

You might have a favorite cookie or brownie recipe — but did you know you could make it even better by adding a simple, familiar ingredient? With a few expert tips from Buddy Valastro, author and star ... [Read More]

Dael Orlandersmith: A ‘theater worker’ who writes the truth

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times Others have described Dael Orlandersmith as an actress, a performer, a playwright, a poet. From her own viewpoint, she is simply ‘a ... [Read More]

Ten tips for budgeting for summer travel

It’s easy to get carried away when traveling, buying souvenirs, eating at restaurants and upgrading your flights and accommodations. But the last thing you want is to face a big bill when you get ... [Read More]

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