National and Local News

Senior Deacons honored at gala recognition night

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, the General Baptist State Laymen and the Wisconsin General Baptist State Laymen presented their annual Senior Deacons Recognition Night at the Best Western Plus, 5101 ... [Read More]

Nefertari African Dance Company celebrates 50th Anniversary

On Sunday, September 15 and 16, 2018, the Nefertari African Dance Company (NADC) hosted its 50th Year Anniversary at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St. The weekend events ... [Read More]

Police probing “suspicious death” of student pledging Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity

University of California Riverside student "suddenly collapsed" during fraternity hiking trip The family of a 20-yearold student who was pledging a fraternity at the University of California, ... [Read More]

Boston Store plans to open new Milwaukee-area stores by Christmas

Not a joke, nor a hoax. The Indiana company that purchased the rights to Boston Store and other former Bon-Ton brands plans to open three brick and mortar locations in the Milwaukee area before the ... [Read More]

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]

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Editorials

Today’s youth

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times It is easy for ... [Read More]

The test of our progress

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those ... [Read More]

#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]

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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

Class act school supply drive

The sixth annual “Class Act School Supply Drive” raised more than $66,000 to ... [Read More]

Deviled egg winner to be featured at Vincent fundraiser

Eggshells were cracking as Vincent High School culinary arts students prepared ... [Read More]

Eight tips to make the most out of your freshman year in college

By: Tia Muhammad Fall is here and freshman year is going to be lit! That is, ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Fall is coming! #ANewSeason: Week4 – eat healthy! (cont’d)

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

Three healthy ways to get the most out of your trips

Whether you are planning a local staycation, cross-country family getaway, or ... [Read More]

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]

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What’s Happening?

Goodwill hosts its first-ever Community Day at Retique

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc., hosted its first ever Community Day at its Retique store, 190 N. Broadway. Goodwill Community Day showcases the ... [Read More]

South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center presents SOWETO Gospel Choir

Songs of the Free: Celebrating the Centennial Of Nelson Mandela’s birth South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is excited to present the inspiring SOWETO Gospel Choir on Thursday, November 15, ... [Read More]

Viola Davis says she regrets acting in “The Help”

Viola Davis might have gotten an Oscar nomination for 2012's The Help, but she says she regrets her role in the film. During a new interview with the New York Times, she admitted that she believes the ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

iPhone XS vs. XR vs. XS Max: iPhone buying guide for 2018

We help you break down which iPhone phone to get. So you'd like to buy either an iPhone XS, XS Max or iPhone XR and you're not sure which one to get. Fair! This year's iPhone line is arguably ... [Read More]

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]

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