National and Local News

Changing of the guard during Wisconsin mid-term elections

An eight-year reign of Republican dominance and political muscle in Wisconsin came to an end Tuesday, November 6, 2018, when Democrat Tony Evers defeated Republican Gov. Scott Walker, the central ... [Read More]

Wisconsin Black Historical Society hosts 30th anniversary gala

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, the Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum celebrated its 30th Anniversary with a gala in the museum's historic Bernice Lindsey Hall, 2060 West Center Street. For the ... [Read More]

Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrates 50 years

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, the legendary Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrated 50 years of bringing African dance and music to the world with a performance of "Ujima" at UWM's Zelazo Center - Bader ... [Read More]

Simone Biles makes history: 1st American to win medals in every event at Worlds

Record-setting gymnast Simone Biles won the women’s floor exercise gold Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Her winning score was 14.933, a ... [Read More]

Ntozake Shange, who wrote the influential play ‘For Colored Girls,’ has died at 70

Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf, died ... [Read More]

Florida restores voting rights to more than 1 million former felons

Florida has approved an amendment that will automatically restore voting rights to more than a million people previously convicted of felonies. Felons who finish their full sentences, including ... [Read More]

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Editorials

We prefer Black

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times The Queen of ... [Read More]

Statement from President Barack Obama on the 2018 midterm elections

I congratulate everybody who showed up and participated in our democracy ... [Read More]

Souls are heading to the polls in Milwaukee

By: U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin On Sunday, I had the honor of worshipping ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

#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]

Avoiding burnout: Warning signals (Conclusion)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “…he leads me ... [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

Milwaukee Recreation is now hiring spring and summer groundskeepers!

Milwaukee Recreation is hiring new seasonal groundskeepers to provide basic ... [Read More]

UWM honors alumni for two decades of work in criminal justice

On October 12, 2018, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Association ... [Read More]

Joyce Hall honored by MPS Board of Directors for Excellence in Education

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) Board of ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Concussions worse for Black youth

While there has been much attention in regards to concussions in pro-athletes, ... [Read More]

Sleep apnea often missed in Black Americans

Sleep apnea is common -- but rarely diagnosed -- among Black Americans, ... [Read More]

Earwax, of all things, poses unrecognized risk in long-term care of seniors

Of all the indignities that come with aging, excessive earwax may be the most ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Milwaukee radio personality Ernie G celebrates 41 years on the radio

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, Milwaukee radio legend Ernie G celebrated 41 years in broadcasting with a concert at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin Ave. The headliners of the concert were ... [Read More]

Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrates 50 years

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, the legendary Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrated 50 years of bringing African dance and music to the world with a performance of "Ujima" at UWM's Zelazo Center - Bader ... [Read More]

Event highlights contributions of workers with disabilities

“Empowering Our Citizens: Disability Inclusion in the Wisconsin Workforce” brought together employers, people with disabilities and their families to discuss the important role work plays in the lives ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

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 ... [Read More]

Recipe – Down Home Apple Pie Popcorn

Down Home Apple Pie Popcorn Yield: 10 cups 3 tablespoons melted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 ... [Read More]

Autumn safety tips for seniors

As the air turns cooler and leaves drop from the trees, keeping in mind fall season safety tips help keep you and your family protected from seasonal dangers. Home heating • Make sure your home ... [Read More]

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