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    Dr. Eve Hall receives BizTimes’ Woman Executive of the Year Award

    On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Dr. Eve Hall, president and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AACCW) received BizTimes' prestigious '2015 Woman Executive of the Year Award.' Dr. ... [Read More]

    Milwaukee Professionals Association LLC held its monthly Saturday forum on
Black Male Incarceration on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Center Street Library.
The speakers focused on discrimination, disenfranchisement, break-up
of families and misgivings of truth in sentencing. It was noted at the forum,
Wisconsin has the highest black male incarceration population in the United
States. Mary Glass, a community activist and businesswoman, assembled
four community leaders to share information about the incarceration problem,
which has plagued Milwaukee’s central city. Presenters included: La’Frisko
Lewis, UW-Milwaukee student; Solana Patterson-Ramos, political and community
advocate; C. Terrance Anderson, Planner, Southeastern WI Regional
Planning Commission and Brad Tenin, Admission Officer at Bryant Stratton
College.

    Black males and incarceration the subject of ‘Saturday Talk’

    Milwaukee Professionals Association LLC held its monthly Saturday forum on Black Male Incarceration on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Center Street Library. The speakers focused on discrimination, ... [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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    National Foster Care Month (part 2, conclusion)

    May is National Foster Care Month. During National Foster Care Month, you are ... [Read More]

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    Celebrating 7 Years Of Faithful Service

    Pastor John R. Laura Jr. & First Lady Cheryl Laura Pre-Anniversary ... [Read More]

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    Mt. Vernon hosts ‘Women in Hats and Pearls Luncheon’

    Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, along with several other congregations, hosted a ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business

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    Before co-signing a loan, know the risks

    Shakespeare probably said it best: "Neither a borrower, nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend." Four hundred years later, people still wrestle with whether or not to help out a ... [Read More]

    In Remebrance of Emmett Till

    “In Remembrance of Emmett Till” by Darryl Mace

    What can you say about tragedy? When it’s imminent, you brace yourself and hope to come out unscathed. In its aftermath, you mourn and, eventually, you move on, healed… but not quite ever the ... [Read More]

    Economy

    Black women are the only demographic not gaining jobs

    African American women are the only demographic in the United States whose unemployment rate has not improved over the past year, according to a National Women's Law Center analysis of the latest jobs ... [Read More]

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    Admirals mascot Roscoe thanks Washington teachers

    Roscoe, the mascot of the Milwaukee Admirals, joined in Milwaukee Public ... [Read More]

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    Demetria Davis, Milwaukee’s running sensation

    Demetria Davis can run fast. She estimates that she can probably beat 90 percent ... [Read More]

    Continued expansion of MPS’ community outreach efforts

    With more than 77,000 students and more than 9,000 employees, Milwaukee Public ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

    To protect your aging brain, start with exercise

    New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and ... [Read More]

    Study says, obesity linked to greater risk of prostate cancer in blacks

    Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings Blacks have a higher risk ... [Read More]

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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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    I Have A Dream Speech

    Milwaukee Honors The 5oth Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I Have A Dream Speech I Have A Dream - 50 Years Later - Fighting for Victory - One Milwaukee Saturday, August 24, ... [Read More]

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    Damascus Children and Youth Annual Musical

    The children and youth at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, 2447 N. 27th Street, hosted their annual musical on Sunday, May 19,  2013 at 3:00 p.m. The youth Praise Team conducted the Praise and ... [Read More]

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    Lifestyles

    FAMILY FEATURES

    Busy weeknights call for meals you can prepare quickly, but there’s no need to compromise on flavor and quality. One way to save time is combining fresh ingredients with frozen sides, such as those ... [Read More]

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    Chicken Paella with French Green Beans

    Chicken Paella with French Green Beans Hands-on: 30 minutes Total: 60 minutes Servings: 6 (1 2/3 cups each) 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch ... [Read More]

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    Ten affordable last-minute summer vacations (part 2 of 2)

    Mammoth Cave National Park: Kentucky If natural history with an air of mystery is your thing, Mammoth Cave National Park may be your perfect last-minute vacation. The world's longest cave system, ... [Read More]

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    On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Dr. Eve Hall, president and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AACCW) received BizTimes’ prestigious ‘2015 Woman Executive of the Year Award.’ Dr. Hall received the award at the BizTimes “Women in Business Breakfast,” that was held as part of their BizExpo at the Potawatomi Hotel… [Read More]