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Milwaukee Urban League celebrates 34th Black and White Ball and 100th Anniversary

On Saturday, June 6, 2019, The Milwaukee Urban League hosted its 34th Annual Black & White Ball at The Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. This year's theme, "100 Years Empowering Communities, ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers honor the Negro Leagues with tribute game and weekend events

On Friday, June 7, 2019, The Milwaukee Brewers hosted a Negro Leagues Tribute Game, presented by Aurora Health Care® at Miller Park when they took on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The team honored the rich ... [Read More]

Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant celebrates 50 golden years

On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Perkins family, along with close friends, family, community leaders, and many long-time customers celebrated the 50th golden anniversary of Milwaukee's premier soul food ... [Read More]

MICAH hosts 31st Annual Celebration

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, Milwaukee Innercity Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH) hosted their 31st Annual Celebration at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 1615 Wauwatosa Ave. The theme for this ... [Read More]

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee welcomes new President and CEO

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee welcomed their new President and CEO, Kathy Thornton-Bias to the country’s largest Boys & Girls Clubs organization. This ... [Read More]

Rev. James W. Spann II Foundation hosts 18th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

The 18th Annual Reverend James W. Spann II Scholarship Luncheon was held on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Four Points Sheraton Milwaukee Airport, 5311 South Howell Ave. Six high school seniors were ... [Read More]

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A summer to remember

As the school year ends and families look ahead to summer plans, I hope many ... [Read More]

Juneteenth Day or joke?

Everyone knows that Juneteenth Day is the celebration of the slaves being freed. ... [Read More]

Safe parks this summer? There’s an app for that

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) encourages the public to employ a ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month (Week 3)

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

National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month (Week 2)

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

National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month (Week 1)

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

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Personal Finance and Business

Program to help central city entrepreneurs

Brew City Match announced during a press conference held Monday, June 3, 2019, that it would be making $3.5 million in new funding available to inner city Milwaukee small business owners. Brew City ... [Read More]

What is estate planning and why is it relevant to the African American community?

When people think of estate planning, there is a flurry of misconceived notions that often dance around one’s mind. A common misconception is, “I don’t have an estate.” It’s common to think “rich ... [Read More]

Building A Better Career

By WFA Staffing A good interview and a not-so-good interview… there is a difference. You have worked diligently to secure an interview for a new job. You have made sure your appearance is that ... [Read More]

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District valedictorians and salutatorians honored by board

The Milwaukee Board of School Directors honored valedictorians and salutatorians ... [Read More]

Recent UWM graduate seized education to forge a better life

By: Sarah Vickery Josephine Hayes-Birchler just graduated from the ... [Read More]

MPS juniors are eligible for free college courses

Calling MPS juniors: Start your college journey now! Applications are open to ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Don’t let cataracts cloud your ability to see life to the fullest

By Cheryl L. Dejewski African Americans have nearly twice the risk of ... [Read More]

Meet Ascension St. Joseph’s Hospital Registered Nurse Twyla James

By Twyla James My name is Twyla James, MSN, RN, CNS and I have been ... [Read More]

Aging in place: Growing old at home (part 2 of 2)

As we age, we and our loved ones are faced with challenges that can make the ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

What’s Happening In Milwaukee

Music The Mixtape Tour Featuring: New Kids on the Block, Tiffany, Salt-N-Pepa, Debbie Gibson, & Naughty by Nature Wed, June 12 • 7:30 PM Fiserv Forum 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave. Milwaukee, ... [Read More]

Mrs. Ethel Lee Ivory celebrates 95th Birthday

By: Veronica Owens Have you ever been in awe of an elder that you just met, even though you felt that you knew them for a very long time? Well, with this one lady, I had this same encounter and ... [Read More]

Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church celebrates its 99th Church Anniversary

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their 99th year church anniversary at their church, 2432 North Teutonia Ave. The theme for the celebration was "Living ... [Read More]

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Hot tips for summer safety

Summer in Milwaukee is the most awaited time of the year. Schools are no longer in session, there are music festivals, street food vendors, parades, bands, beach and water fun to keep things ... [Read More]

5 Points Art Gallery & Studios “This Is America” exhibition opening

American identity and nationalistic pride are celebrated and challenged in “This Is America” exhibition June 28 This Is America, 5 Points Art Gallery & Studios’ 4th art show, is a consciously ... [Read More]

Six historically Black beaches to visit this summer

By: Angela Dennis When we think of Black history often times vacation destinations are left out of our dialogue. Our past is well documented with stories of slavery, plantations, and oppressive ... [Read More]

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