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Milwaukee School Board recognizes Helen Wallace for Excellence in Education

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors honored Helen J. Wallace during their regular monthly board meeting at the Central Services Building Auditorium, 5225 West Vliet ... [Read More]

CTSI and Pastors United host 2019 pastoral meeting to spread the word about early learning phone app Vroom

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Clinical and Translation Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin, in partnership with the Herzfeld Foundation and Pastors United, hosted their 2019 Spring ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks honor former player and general manager Wayne Embry

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Milwaukee Bucks honored former Bucks player and general manager Wayne Embry (center) before their evening game against the Boston Celtics at the Fiserv Forum. The ... [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC celebrates women for Black History Month

On Sunday, February 24, 2019, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church hosted its annual Black History program at the church, 1825 W. Hampton Ave. This year's Black History Program theme was "Celebrating ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Recreation hosts ’16th Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance’

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, Milwaukee Recreation along with the Social Development Commission and the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, held at North Division High School, 1011 W Center St. The ... [Read More]

St. Mark AME Church gives Black history lesson to students at Keefe Avenue School

By Vincent Butler St. Mark AME Church Christlyn Frederick-Stanley, principal of Keefe Avenue School, was looking for help in putting together a Black History Month program. She discovered that ... [Read More]

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Judge Andrew Jones commits to strengthen public trust

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Jones is committed to ensuring that ... [Read More]

The ultimate fraternity

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times In the USA there ... [Read More]

Why Dr. King’s ‘dream’ is more important now than ever

On Monday, January 21, 2019, our nation will remember civil rights leader Dr. ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

The loneliness epidemic (Week 2)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Turn to me and ... [Read More]

The loneliness epidemic (Week 1)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th In 2010, AARP ... [Read More]

Black History Month: Joining the fight for social justice (Conclusion)

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

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Personal Finance and Business

Don’t underestimate the power of optimism

Optimistic people fare better in interviews all other things being equal. That is the simple truth. Most people like people who have optimism, so long as it isn’t exaggerated and overblown simply for ... [Read More]

Three major benefits of updated bookkeeping and accounting records

Last week in a discussion with a business coaching client, I asked if she had updated bookkeeping and accounting records that would help her make the best business decision for a big question about ... [Read More]

Finding a job is like running a marathon

By WFA Staffing Group We received a call last week from a great candidate, Jim, who had just completed an interview. The candidate said it went great and he expected a job offer. Sounds great, we ... [Read More]

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FBI adopts Parkside School to promote excellence

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and staff members have begun paying ... [Read More]

MPS music programs receive funding through ‘Let The Music Play’ grants

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., and American Family Insurance have announced the ... [Read More]

MPS Student Job Fair is Wednesday, March 13, 2019

To match up local employers with student job seekers, Milwaukee Public Schools ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Why are some women opting for total mastectomy as breast cancer prevention?

If you watch the hit TV show on Bravo, Married to Medicine, you should be all ... [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies” initiatives

On February 21, 2019, Governor Tony Evers announced that his upcoming budget ... [Read More]

When facing stress or illnesses, seniors should stick to a protein-rich diet

Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when they're trying to lose ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

This is how March became ‘Women’s History Month’

Many things have come to womankind surprisingly recently: The right to vote. The right to own property. And, perhaps less surprisingly, the existence of Women’s History Month. Before women had the ... [Read More]

Diversity sails forward: Introducing Captain Belinda Bennett, first Black, female ship’s master

A fitting bit of news for March – introducing Captain Belinda Bennett. In addition to being the first female and black captain in Windstar Cruises' history, she is the first black female captain in ... [Read More]

Events for Folks Who Love Books and Reading at Boswell Book Company

Upcoming Events at Boswell Book Company February 13 to March 13, 2019. ... [Read More]

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Celebrating Black women writers: J. California Cooper

The first African American female writer featured this month is J. California Cooper. Ms. Cooper was honored as Black Playwright of the Year and has received the America Book Award, the James Baldwin ... [Read More]

Seven safety tips for senior travelers

You don’t have to stop traveling just because you’re getting older. If anything, it’s when you are older that travel means more; a lifetime of knowledge allows you to fully appreciate the new ... [Read More]

Meet Cynthia M. Roberson – donation ambassador for the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin

In August 2014 Cynthia had kidney failure and went through dialysis for 3½ years. In March 2018, she got the call and on March 21, 2018 she had a kidney transplant at UW Health Hospital in ... [Read More]

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