National and Local News

Sherman Phoenix hosts grand opening celebration

On Friday, November 30, 2018, the Sherman Park neighborhood celebrated the grand opening of the Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond du Lac Ave., a unique marketplace built by the community after the riots ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Fire Department celebrate Milwaukee Fire Recruits graduation

On Friday, November 16, 2018, the Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) celebrated the commencement ceremony of the Milwaukee Fire Recruits class of 2018. Among those graduating where Tahj Lea (front row, ... [Read More]

Pastor Joseph Hamilton Jackson, Jr. and First Lady Brenda Jackson celebrate 5th anniversary

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Pastor Joseph Hamilton Jackson, Jr. and First Lady Brenda Jackson of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their 5th Anniversary at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee ... [Read More]

IndependenceFirst announces Mobility Store closure

IndependenceFirst, a Milwaukee- based nonprofit with a vision for full inclusion of people with disabilities, announced on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, that it will close its Mobility Store. The ... [Read More]

League of Martin and Brotherhood of Black Firefighters host Fire and Ice Holiday Party

On Saturday, December 1, 2018, the League of Martin and The Milwaukee Brotherhood of Black Firefighters gave a joint Fire and Ice Holiday party at Mr. J's Lounge. The event featured live music and ... [Read More]

Pauline Redmond Coggs Foundation, Inc. hosts 45th Annual Débutante Cotillion

The Pauline Redmond Coggs Foundation, Inc., hosted its 45th Annual Débutante Cotillion on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. Sixteen young women who hail from ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Misery is not to be shared

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times Once again it is ... [Read More]

Access to care a responsibility of us all

Op-Ed submitted by: Reggie Newson Chief Advocacy Officer, Ascension ... [Read More]

2018 Year In Review

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th 2018 has been a ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

#Season of giving (Week 3)

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

#Season of giving (Week 2)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “A generous ... [Read More]

#Season of giving (Week 1)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “A generous ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Don’t break the bank with your holiday spending

The holiday season is supposed to be a joyful time, but shopping for gifts and decorations can cause unnecessary financial stress. However, with a good budget and thoughtful planning, your holidays ... [Read More]

Should you rent or buy a home?

Homeownership was once the cornerstone of the American Dream, but times are changing. More U.S. households are renting today than at any point in the last 50 years, according to a Pew Research Center ... [Read More]

Ten tips for making summer travel more affordable

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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Education

MPS hosts city drumline competition

Drumlines compete for City Championship Competition will be fierce on Saturday, ... [Read More]

Leadership and Brotherhood Summit for young men of color

The Milwaukee Public Schools Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement ... [Read More]

New winter coats go to 7,000 MPS students

In between fighting fires and saving lives, the local heroes of the Milwaukee ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Access to care a responsibility of us all

Op-Ed submitted by: Reggie Newson Chief Advocacy Officer, Ascension ... [Read More]

Managing your diabetes during the holidays

One of the toughest times of year for any diabetic to face is the holidays! With ... [Read More]

World AIDS Day: Why are Blacks still suffering disproportionately from AIDS?

World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1 and is an opportunity for ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Milwaukee Health Services Inc. hosts 7th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Milwaukee Health Services Inc. (MHSI) hosted their 7th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway at their King Drive location. MHSI along with Molina Healthcare, Devin Harris, ... [Read More]

‘The Colors of Christmas’ lights up Northern Lights Theater

On Monday, December 3, 2018 at 8:00 p.m., Potawatomi's Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., will host The Colors of Christmas, an all- star holiday concert, with tickets starting at $70. The ... [Read More]

Rev. Dr. Archie L. Ivy and First Lady Jeanette Ivy celebrate 23rd pastoral anniversary

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, Rev. Dr. Archie L. Ivy and First Lady Jeanette Ivy of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, along with their church family and friends, celebrated Rev. Dr. Ivy's 23rd ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

First African American president of ABC resigns

Channing Dungey, the first African American to lead a major television network, has resigned as president of ABC Entertainment amid changes by owner Disney. In a statement, Dungey said she was ... [Read More]

Don’t risk your family’s health in a cold home, let SDC’s weatherization assistance program help you

Is your home cold in the winter? Do you put plastic on your windows to keep the heat inside? There’s a better way to survive Wisconsin’s winters. The Social Development Commission’s (SDC) ... [Read More]

Fifteen easy and festive ideas for Thanksgiving decorations

By William S. Gooden Every year millions of Americans face the same dilemma. You are having a house full of people for Thanksgiving weekend. And your home looks far from warm and inviting and you ... [Read More]

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