National and Local News

34th Annual Black Excellence Awards

Awards Categories: Special Honorees: Milwaukee's Urban Entrepreneurs, Arts, Community Leadership, Corporate Trailblazers, Education, Extraordinary Achievement, Health, Law, Media, Music, Public ... [Read More]

Human Trafficking Taskforce hosts ‘8th Annual Trafficking Awareness Day’ event

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Human Trafficking Taskforce of Greater Milwaukee (HTTFGM) hosted their 8th Annual Trafficking Awareness Day event at 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave. ... [Read More]

MKE Business Now hosts ‘Entrepreneurship Summit’ to find Milwaukee’s next great business

On Saturday, January 26, 2019, MKE Business Now hosted an Entrepreneurship Summit at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School, 3275 N. 3rd Street. The summit was a showcase of resources available ... [Read More]

‘6th District Difference Makers’ honored for their community betterment

On Thursday, January 17, 2019, during a town hall meeting hosted by 6th district Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, six individuals and organizations were honored that have contributed to the improvement of ... [Read More]

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Free help with 2018 tax returns offered at MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee and Oak Creek campuses

Taxpayers with a family income of $54,000 or less are eligible for free help preparing their basic personal income tax returns at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 700 W. ... [Read More]

Mitchell International Airport drops ‘General’ from name, adds Milwaukee

Mitchell International Airport has dropped “General” from its name — and replaced it with Milwaukee. An airport spokesperson says they are adding “Milwaukee” to identify our geographical location — ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Why Dr. King’s ‘dream’ is more important now than ever

On Monday, January 21, 2019, our nation will remember civil rights leader Dr. ... [Read More]

Model happiness for children

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times A modern day ... [Read More]

New Year new you

The New Year is upon us; 2018 has gone into the trashcan of history and 2019 is ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Black History Month: Joining the fight for social justice – Human Trafficking (Week 3)

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

Black History Month: Joining the fight for social justice – Homelessness (Week 2)

"Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and ... [Read More]

Black History Month: Joining the fight for social justice (Week 1)

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

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Personal Finance and Business

Finding a job is like running a marathon

By WFA Staffing Group We received a call last week from a great candidate, Jim, who had just completed an interview. The candidate said it went great and he expected a job offer. Sounds great, we ... [Read More]

Reflecting on firm roots in Black History

This Black History Month lands on the cusp of Hupy and Abraham’s 50th anniversary. This event allows for a moment to reflect on important black history is to this country, state and the city of ... [Read More]

Authenticity- be yourself !

By: WFA Staffing Authenticity is important. Authenticity in interviews is very important. What is authenticity? How can we be authentic in interviews? It is actually quite easy to define. We ... [Read More]

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Education

UWM, MATC and MPS leaders share M3 collaboration’s impact

Two years ago, leaders from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, Milwaukee ... [Read More]

MFIS students excel on international French exams

Milwaukee French Immersion School honored 126 students for high achievement on ... [Read More]

MPS students mark the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In honor of the messages of peace, hope, and unity left by Dr. Martin Luther ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Are you at risk for a leading cause of blindness in Black Americans?

By Cheryl L. Dejewski Glaucoma is known as the “Sneak Thief of Sight” ... [Read More]

Ascension Healthcare hosts Community Conversations in Milwaukee

On Tuesday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Ascension Healthcare hosted ... [Read More]

Keeping New Year’s Resolution: Here’s how to get more done in the gym in less time

Getting into a fitness routine is hard enough on its own. Your hectic schedule ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Events for Folks Who Love Books and Reading at Boswell Book Company

Upcoming Events at Boswell Book Company February 13 to March 13, 2019. ... [Read More]

Happy 100th Birthday Nettie Walton

On December 21, 2018, Ms. Nettie Walton celebrated her 100th birthday. Ms. Walton was born on December 23, 1918, the same year that the U.S. Congress established time zones and approved daylight ... [Read More]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter welcomes new members

On Sunday, December 23, 2018, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter welcomed 41 new members during their New Members Luncheon at the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. This ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Books to build your personal library of inspiration

The President's Bookshelf By Lynda Jackson Conyers For years, Nathan Conyers compiled lists of books which inspired him as a writer; that presented thoughts and experiences with which he believed ... [Read More]

Be a kid with your kid

Sometimes life can get so busy that we miss out on important interactions with our family. Days move fast and nights fall short, often leaving a sense of asking where did the time go. Children grow up ... [Read More]

Wing It For Game Day

When bringing your friends and family together to watch the game, you’ll likely want to avoid any fumbles in the kitchen. Fret not and opt for a big batch of easy-to-make wings while incorporating ... [Read More]

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