National and Local News

Milwaukee Exposure & Explorer Project hosts 9th Annual Luncheon

On Sunday, September 9, 2018, the Milwaukee Exposure and Explorer Project (MEEP) hosted its 9th Annual Luncheon for Education at the Four Points Sheraton, 8900 N. Kildeer Court. The event serves to ... [Read More]

Kareem Abdul-Jabar returns to Milwaukee with one-man show, ‘Becoming Kareem’

On Friday, September 7, 2018, Iconomy Multi-Media and best selling author and sports legend Kareem Abdul-Jabar (back row, left) brought his hit one-man show "Becoming Kareem" to the Marcus Center for ... [Read More]

Miss America Nia Imani Franklin is happy she didn’t have to endure swimsuit competition

“All these women onstage are more than just that,” Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin said after her win. Miss America 2019 winner Nia Imani Franklin is glad she didn’t have to wear a swimsuit ... [Read More]

Gayle King says CBS “must have transparency” with Les Moonves investigation

Longtime CBS chairman and CEO Les Moonves resigned Sunday, September 9, 2018, after new sexual abuse allegations by seven women were published. Two independent law firms are investigating the claims ... [Read More]

NASA’s Katherine Johnson honored with statue, scholarship on 100th birthday

Taraji P. Henson portrayed Johnson in 2016’s “Hidden Figures.” West Virginia State University honored NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson’s 100th birthday with a statue and scholarship ... [Read More]

Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church installs new pastor

On Sunday, September 2, 2018, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church hosted the Installation of the Reverend Brandle C. Morrow, Sr., M.Div. (front row, center) at Metropolitan, 1345 W. Burleigh St. ... [Read More]

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Editorials

#MeToo was started for black and brown women and girls but they’re still being ignored

By Tarana Burke, founder #MeToo movement My favorite diner is in ... [Read More]

What this election means for Wisconsinites’ health care

By U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Last month, Vice President Mike Pence ... [Read More]

We are somebody

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times In the USA it ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Fall is coming! #ANewSeason: Week 3 – eat healthy!

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

Fall is Coming! #ANewSeason: Week 2 – Exercise! (cont’d)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Autumn is the ... [Read More]

Fall is Coming! #ANewSeason: Week 1 – Exercise!

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Life starts all ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

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]

Avoiding freelance financial pitfalls: Nine tips for side gig success

By: Jenny Knizner Working at Moonlighting, I not only get to help freelancers connect with employers and grow their businesses, I’ve lived moonlighting first-hand as I built my own freelance ... [Read More]

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Education

Reagan hosts Assistant Secretary of Education Frank Brogan

Milwaukee’s Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School was the only ... [Read More]

First day of school at Milwaukee Public Schools

Dear MPS Students and Families, With much enthusiasm and excitement, I ... [Read More]

Back to School? What Parents Should Do!

Sponsored by: Hupy & Abraham, S.C. Back-to-school time means many ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Six ways to boost your energy without caffeine

Just can’t say no to Starbucks? Don’t worry, you’re not alone in this ... [Read More]

Children and mental health: What can you do to help your child?

By: Priscilla Q. Williams, RN Author, Speaker, Certified Life Coach, Global ... [Read More]

Healthy eyes for back to school

By Dr. Linda Chous Chief Eye Care Officer, United Healthcare Back-to-school ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

WRTP/Big Step hosts completion ceremony for MSSC safety courses

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, WRTP/Big Step held a completion ceremony for their Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) safety courses at their building, 3841 W. Wisconsin Ave. This course ... [Read More]

United Way kicks off community campaign and debuts Johnson Controls Volunteer Center

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s campaign focuses on creating lasting change through fundraising and volunteer goals. For the first time, United Way of Greater Milwaukee ... [Read More]

African American Breastfeeding Network helps ‘Lift Up Every Baby!

On Saturday August 25.' 2018, the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN) hosted it 4th Annual Lift Up Every Baby! event at Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N. 46th St., in recognition of National Black ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Goody Gourmets is a real treat for Milwaukee

Milwaukee native Jacqueline Chesser had a good career with benefits working for a large insurance company, but despite her situation she said for many years she wanted to do something else with her ... [Read More]

Pledged support for Black Lens received from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and HBO

Netflix star DeWanda Wise and New York Times assistant editor Aisha Harris headline Black Lens events; eight feature films and two short programs will highlight 20 African-American filmmakers at this ... [Read More]

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]

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