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    Coalition for Justice stands in solidarity for justice and lost lives

    On Monday, July 11, 2016 the Coalition for Justice hosted a solidarity rally and protest to honor the lives lost in police and gun violence. The rally was held at Red Arrow Park, the site of the ... [Read More]

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    Gilbert Brown Foundation offers 11th Annual All-Pro Football Camp

      The Gilbert Brown Foundation and the AT&T Wisconsin Pioneers teamed up once again to hold a free football camp for Milwaukee youth at North Division High School from Tuesday, July 12 to ... [Read More]

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    Black Thought – Do your shopping habits impede Black business development?

    How are you aiding the development of black-owned and operated businesses in ... [Read More]

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    Ominous clouds of deceit, injustice hang over the $82-million West Lawn Housing Project

    Last week, this community witnessed a press conference called by Milwaukee ... [Read More]

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    Rebuilding our Community-So It’s Like That

    Call it wishful thinking or call it just like it is… people who live in some of ... [Read More]

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    Christian Times

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    Community violence and its impact on our children: Media Violence (Part 2)

        This month this column is focusing on a troubling topic: ... [Read More]

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    Dr. Fred and Mrs. Crouthers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Dr. and Mrs. Fred L. Crouther, pastor and the first lady of New Covenant Baptist ... [Read More]

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    Milwaukee Urban League hosts 2016 Black and White Ball

    The 31st Annual Black and White Ball, held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business

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    Getting your finances ready for adoption

    The decision to start a family is a joyful event. However, parents considering adoption should consider advance planning for a range of financial issues unique to the process and the child they hope ... [Read More]

    Leasing v. buying your next car

    According to Edmunds.com, more than 25 percent of new American cars are now financed by lease instead of loan, and most of the people making that choice are under age 35. It's all about the lowest ... [Read More]

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    Peace of mind for moms in the middle

    By Jean C. Setzfand A survey by Ameriprise Financial found that two thirds of Baby Boomers’ daughters help their parents with financial matters. Maybe you’ve experienced it yourself. Perhaps ... [Read More]

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    Education

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    Two more schools join MPS and United Way’s Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership

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    The 14th Rev. James Spann II Scholarship helps youth achieve college dreams and honors a great legacy

    The 15th Annual Reverend James W. Spann II Scholarship Luncheon was held ... [Read More]

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    Summer Food Service Program

    Summer Food Service Program (For sponsors that are not camps and that establish ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

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    Five things every African American should know about HIV/AIDS in 2016

    Yes, it’s 2016 – nearly 35 years since the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. ... [Read More]

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    Gotta minute? Get a good workout

    Couch potatoes, there are no more excuses. New research from Canada contends ... [Read More]

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    Potawatomi Hotel and Casino’s ‘Heart Of Canal Street’ charity application process kicks off this week

    For more than two decades, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community ... [Read More]

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    Sixth Annual Girls’ Day at City Hall

    There was plenty of "girl power" at City Hall in Milwaukee on Thursday, March 24, 2016. City leaders hosted a "Girls' Day" pairing young women with leaders in the community. The young women got to ... [Read More]

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    North Division High School Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend

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    Dads and daughters celebrate

    The special bond between a father and daughter was celebrated at the 11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Over 800 dads and daughters packed the gym at North Division High School for an evening of ... [Read More]

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    Lifestyles

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    Learn to be Smart with Your Money During Money Smart Week®

    Several Hundred Events Scheduled throughout the State   Madison- The highlight of National Financial Literacy Awareness month gets underway this coming week with hundreds of Wisconsin events ... [Read More]

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    Play Ball! The Milwaukee Brewers home opener features local baseball legend

    On Monday, April 4, 2016 the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball team held their official 2016 Opening Day festivities, along with the first tailgate of the season and a game against the San Francisco Giants. ... [Read More]

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    Are these foods making you sluggish?

    By Carmen Cameron for BlackDoctor.com Do you feel tired all of the time even though you’re getting enough sleep? While there are other possible contributors to that “sluggish” feeling, a likely ... [Read More]

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